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Jewel Orchid (Ludisia discolor)

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Introducing the Jewel Orchid (Ludisia discolor), a true gem for any indoor plant enthusiast! Unlike its high-maintenance floral cousins, the Jewel Orchid dazzles with its stunning foliage rather than its flowers. Its leaves are a treasure trove of beauty, boasting lush, velvety textures with intricate veins that shimmer in shades of silver and gold, all set against a deep, emerald green backdrop.

Native to the humid, shaded forest floors of Southeast Asia, this terrestrial orchid thrives in environments that mimic a tropical understory. It's the perfect houseplant for adding a touch of exotic flair without the fuss of high maintenance.

Caring for the Jewel Orchid is a breeze, making it an ideal companion for both novice and experienced plant lovers. It prefers low to moderate indirect light, which mirrors the dappled sunlight of its natural habitat. Overexposure to direct sun can fade its spectacular leaf patterns, so a spot near a north or east-facing window would be just perfect.

When it comes to watering, consistency is key. The Jewel Orchid loves moisture but despises soggy feet. Ensure it’s planted in well-draining soil and aim for a watering schedule that keeps the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Room temperature water works wonders, and a high humidity level will make your orchid feel right at home. Consider a regular misting routine or a pebble tray to boost the ambient moisture.

Feeding your Jewel Orchid with a diluted, balanced fertilizer during the growing season will support its lush growth. It’s a slow grower, but with patience and proper care, it will reward you with a spread of enchanting leaves and occasionally, delicate white flowers that add an extra sprinkle of magic.

Embrace the charm of the Jewel Orchid and let it transform your home into a tropical sanctuary where every glance at its radiant leaves feels like discovering a hidden gem in a lush forest!

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Jewel Orchid (Ludisia discolor)
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Do you ship year-round?

Yes – we ship every week of the year! However, in the case of extreme weather conditions or emergency situations (e.g. flooding/fires that would interupt couriers), we may delay shipping until it is safe to ship.

How long will it take to recieve my order?

We always choose overnight or express shipping options. Once shipped, most orders arrive in 1-2 days in Canada and the USA. Depending on your location, shipping might take longer. Occassionally, customs clearance might take an additional day.

Where do products ship from?

We ship orders from our store or specialized grow facility in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Do I recieve a tracking number?

A tracking number will be emailed to you once your order has shipped. You can also find your order and tracking information under your account.

What's the process to return an item if I decide I don'twant it?

We will gladly accept returns for a refund, provided the items and plants have not been damaged, propogated, or repotted. Returned plants are subject to a 10% restocking fee, due to the recovery care needed for returned plants, and shipping/permit costs are nonrefundable. Customers are responsible for return shipping costs as well as all paperwork required to ship back to Canada (e.g. phytosanitary certificates).