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What are Marimo Moss Balls?

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What are Marimo Moss Balls?

 'Marimo' is a Japanese word which means seaweed ball. Although it's called a moss, it's actually an algae which takes up a spherical form when it grows. From the center of the algae to the outermost layer, it is a solid algae. There is no kernel or a core of any sort which allow the algae to latch on. It grows at a tremendously slow speed; however, if ideal conditions are provided it can potentially grow between 8 to 12 inches a year! Marimo Moss Balls are one of the most popular kinds of moss among plant enthusiasts and fun...

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