Jewel Orchid (Macodes petola)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 4 inches to 6 inches
Plant Spread: 6 inches to 12 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Green
Other: Greenish-yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Terrariums
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Stolons and runners
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Do they need high humidity and no breeze? by indoorplants Feb 1, 2015 5:37 PM 4
Gorgeous. by indoorplants Jan 28, 2015 8:11 PM 0
Update on the Houseplant Habitats! by Gina1960 Nov 16, 2019 3:00 PM 9
Happy New Year 🎊🎉🍾 and our Orchid Blooms in January 2019 by Ursula Feb 1, 2019 7:59 AM 433
Mysterious Brazilian rainforest plant for ID please. by bonitin Mar 29, 2014 12:13 PM 20
Orchids exhibiting interesting growth, anything EXCEPT focus on blooms! by Ursula Dec 22, 2014 6:28 AM 54
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Possible problem? by dyzzypyxxy Apr 14, 2013 4:35 PM 25
What's in Your Garden, March, April, May, June, July 2013 by hawkarica Aug 19, 2013 6:51 PM 190
Terrestrial Orchids by boojum Aug 16, 2011 8:59 PM 116

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