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Jewel Orchid

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By Meanie


Jewel Orchid (Ludisia discolor)

My Jewel Orchid is blooming!
A cutting taken in April.



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Its grown that big since April?? Thats a real jewel, I do like its shape. And white flowers are always good.

15 Nov, 2011

 

They're one of the easiest orchids to bloom as long as you don't overwater them.

15 Nov, 2011

amy
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Gosh that has grown quickly Meanie , it's a dainty little thing !

15 Nov, 2011

 

how tall is it?
i learned the orchid overwatering thing this year!! i gather you have to water once a week and let it drain out, as a result my orchid that i bought in march and has flowered ever since now has 48 flowers on!!

15 Nov, 2011

 

It grown really, really well Amy. Three shoots with stems plus two baby stems all from one cutting.

15 Nov, 2011

 

what are you growing it in? George's marvellous medicine?

15 Nov, 2011

 

The tallest spike is 40cm tall Sticki.
Good growing - where's the photo! Your temperature must be so spot on.

15 Nov, 2011

 

Ordinary multi-purpose compost with grit added Sticki.

15 Nov, 2011

 

i can do the multi-purpose compost and the grit but what is the crucial temperature??

15 Nov, 2011

 

Average house temps to warm house (thankfully).

15 Nov, 2011

 

thats ok then, thank you

15 Nov, 2011

 

You did a fantastic job. Mine hasn't bloomed since last year...maybe I should move it?!?!?

16 Nov, 2011

 

They're usually very temperature tolerant Alex.........maybe too much/too little light?

16 Nov, 2011

 

a very nice specimen Meanie..

16 Nov, 2011

 

Nice! I see a lot of these here...I always forget it's an orchid.

17 Nov, 2011

 

Thank you SL and Delonix!

17 Nov, 2011



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