Expected ship date is mid August
Ludochilus 'Sea Turtle'
(Lus. discolor var. nigrescens x Anct. formosanus)
Showing a resemblance to its descendant the well-known Ludisia discolor, the leaves are a velvety dark green and much like its relative can develop perfect hues of deep maroon. The veining can vary in color from plant to plant and runs parallel to the center of the leaf. We typically see plants with metallic silver or grayish white. Growths consist of large rosettes of leaves similar to the shape of the Ludisia discolor and will form on average every 1 1/2" to 2". The Ludochilus 'Sea Turtle' is a stunning example of a hybrid. Because it's slightly more difficult to come by than some of the other Jewel varieties, it’s a must have addition to an already established Jewel collection as well as a beautiful center piece for a modest enthusiast.
This is a great starter plant for someone looking to enter the world of Jewel orchids as the care requirements are minimal.
While the Ludochilus 'Sea Turtle' is not considered a miniature variety, this plant is ideal for larger sized vivariums and terrariums or smaller ones with regular grooming. They will form beautiful, glittering, full clusters of foliage once established.
Favored by both hobbyists and professional growers, this orchid grows slightly faster and can tolerate a larger temperature range than many other varieties of Jewels.
*Top choice for beginners
*Top choice for planters and glass terrariums
In Vitro Ludochilus 'Sea Turtle' (Lus. discolor var. nigrescens xAnct. formosanu
Please note that this is a pre order for an in vitro orchid, we expect to start shipping this plant in Mid August. While we take a great deal of care to insure expected ship dates are met and rarely miss them, flasking orchids can be a delicate and sometimes unpredictable process. We cannot guarantee your plant will ship on this date, we do however offer 3 options should your plant not be available as expected:
1. You can agree to the new expected ship date.
2. You can request a full refund.
3. You can choose another item that is of equal or lesser value to be shipped immediately.
All pre-orders will ship prior to plants being made available for general retail or wholesale.
Whats included with this item?
- One live, juvenile Ludochilus 'Sea Turtle' (Lus. discolor var. nigrescens x Anct. formosanus) Jewel orchid.
- One 2 inch nursery pot.
- One Temporary terrarium for use during shipping.
- 3oz (min) Pars Terra Mix.
- Sphagnum moss for soil top layer.
- Our live arrival guarantee.
Our orchids and media are 100% chemical fertilizer and pesticide free, making them safe for delicate environments such as vivariums.
Upon receipt of your order, your orchid will be carefully removed from the vessel it was grown in and placed into a 2" nursery pot. The orchid you will receive is well established, rooted & hardened off.
We believe in providing your new orchid with the foundation it needs to thrive before it even leaves our nursery. All orchids will ship pre-potted in terrestrial orchid media that has been mixed fresh by hand exclusively by PA Orchid Exchange at no additional cost. We use only the highest quality dust-free ingredients sourced from the most reputable manufactures. To read more about our custom terrestrial orchid media please visit our Pars Terrae Mix page. (If you prefer to have your plant shipped bare root, please specify in the notes section of the checkout page).
We guarantee your orchid will arrive free of pests!
*The orchids pictured are an example of the typical appearance of orchids of this species from our collection and not representative of the exact plant that will be shipped.