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A perfect gift or pet for your loved ones to signify your everlasting love.

This is a five-year-old gracious Queen size marimo(1.57 inch or 4 cm) from the Marimo Kingdom in Japan. It originates from the Lake Akan Hokkaido. The Japanese believes that Marimo will bring good luck which explains its popularity in Japan. It is currently protected by the Japan authorities to prevent its extinction.

The growth rate is about 5mm per year. There are various sizes, ranging from 0.6 inch (1.5cm) to 2 inch (5cm) or even bigger.

Marimo propagates by dividing into smaller pieces, which become spherical over time.


1. Difficulty : Extremely easy
2. Water requirement : Fresh water with water changed every 1-2 weeks
3. Sunlight : Indirect sunlight
4. Temperature : <25 degree Celcius, does not survive freezing
5. Lifespan : not known but can grow to more than 12 inch in diameter or more = 60 years or more
6. Quantity for this listing : 1 marimo (the soft toy is not for sale ^ ^)
7. Size : 1.57 inch or 4 cm

Adopt one today or get one for your loved one! Start marimo~ING ! Good luck !

DELIVERY TIME: Please allow 7-14 working days. ^ ^

SHIPPING : Item will be sent using standard international shipping without tracking number unless otherwise requested which will incur additional USD$3.00. Thanks!

About me:

Hi! I'm a typical 20-ish lady holding a 9 to 5 job. Working life is tough but I believe that as long as there's hard work, there will be fruitful returns. Life is sure busy and full of pleasures too!!!!!!! God Bless!

Why marimo:

I actually first get to know about Marimo at about 5 year ago. I went to visit my cousin who is working in Japan as a marine biologist. He showed me this cool moss back then and I brought one back with me. It is still thriving and growing now (It is the marimo ball in the centre of the picture with the crown on top of it.). ^ ^

marimo kingdom gracious Queen - the living green moss ball

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