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Jewel Orchids

Jewel Orchids are small, terrestrial orchids native to tropical and temperate regions worldwide. Jewel Orchids do bloom, but their flowers are generally pale colored and insignificant. What makes jewel orchids stand out (and gives them their name) are their foliage. Jewel Orchids are known for having amazingly colored and patterned leaves, oftentimes with a metallic sheen. These characteristics really make them stand out in a naturalistic vivarium. Jewel orchids generally prefer humid conditions, but do not tolerate standing water on their leaves.

A wide variety of vivarium-suitable live plants are available at Josh’s Frogs. We take pride in providing only chemical, pesticide, and insecticide free plants for sale which are safe for use with animals. Every plant is different, and Josh’s Frogs provides more specific care needs for every live terrarium plant on it’s product page.

All plants sold by Josh's Frogs are guaranteed to be pesticide and fertilizer free. We grow our plants indoors, away from pests and wild animals that could contaminate plants. Josh's Frogs takes all possible steps to insure that every plant we sell is perfectly safe for use with animals. Josh's Frogs recommends washing all plants with dechlorinated room temperature water before planting.

Not sure how to properly care for or plant your live terrarium plants? Check out Josh's Frogs care articles on how to care for live terrarium plants in a vivarium by clicking here.

Josh's Frogs strongly recommends that live terrarium plants are used in conjunction with our Naturalistic Vivarium Substrates, in order to create an ideal habitat that both live terrarium plants and animals can thrive.