Ludisia discolor growing orchid herbaceous of the genus Ludisia also known as Jewel Orchid, Ludisia discolor perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropics climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 13+.

Leaves color green, purple, black, red mostly there is stripes on the veins srtipes color can be red, white or green, the bottom of the leaves can be red, and leaves shape is mostly oval with little hair like velvet.

Ludisia discolor flower

Flower color white with yellow, the flowers grow on spike with four petals the top petal look like shell two side petals looks like wings and the down petal looks like bird tail.

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Requirements for Ludisia discolor growing and care:

High humidity 70%+, warm temperature

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, but it’s easy

Difficulties or problems when growing:
?

Planting season:
All year

Pests and diseases:
?

Pruning season:
All the years

How to prune:
Cut the bloom stem after the bloom, and dead leaves

Size of the plant?
20-40 cm, 8-16 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Yes

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Autumn / Winter

General information about the flower:
Flower color white with yellow, the flowers grow on spike with four petals the top petal look like shell two side petals looks like wings and the down petal looks like bird tail.

Scientific name:

Ludisia discolor

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