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Ludochilus 'Sea Turtle' (Ludisia discolor var. nigrenscens x Anoectochilus formosanus) Jewel Orchid-

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Ludochilus 'Sea Turtle' (Ludisia discolor var. nigrenscens x Anoectochilus formosanus) is a neat terrestrial orchid hybridized by man, and completely suitable for use in a tropical vivarium. Ludochilus 'Sea Turtle' (Ludisia discolor var. nigrenscens x Anoectochilus formosanus) is typically grown for it's attractive gold and green foliage. Ludochilus 'Sea Turtle' (Ludisia discolor var. nigrenscens x Anoectochilus formosanus) does bloom once or twice a year, but it's small, greenish yellow flowers are not as showy as many other species of orchids.

Ludochilus 'Sea Turtle' (Ludisia discolor var. nigrenscens x Anoectochilus formosanus) is a terrestrial orchid, and should be planted in the substrate. Ludochilus 'Sea Turtle' (Ludisia discolor var. nigrenscens x Anoectochilus formosanus) will grow from 6-12", so keep this in mind when planting Ludochilus 'Sea Turtle' (Ludisia discolor var. nigrenscens x Anoectochilus formosanus) in your tropical vivarium. 

Ludochilus 'Sea Turtle' (Ludisia discolor var. nigrenscens x Anoectochilus formosanus) requires moderate light. If the light is too intense, Ludochilus 'Sea Turtle' (Ludisia discolor var. nigrenscens x Anoectochilus formosanus) may drop leaves. Ludochilus 'Sea Turtle' (Ludisia discolor var. nigrenscens x Anoectochilus formosanus) has moderate watering needs, and prefers damp (but not soggy!) soil. Do not allow standing water on the leaves of Ludochilus 'Sea Turtle' (Ludisia discolor var. nigrenscens x Anoectochilus formosanus). Ludochilus 'Sea Turtle' (Ludisia discolor var. nigrenscens x Anoectochilus formosanus) does not require air movement or ventilation, as long as standing water is not present on it's leaves. Ludochilus 'Sea Turtle' (Ludisia discolor var. nigrenscens x Anoectochilus formosanus) will grow fairly broad, long leaves in a naturalistic vivarium, which provide shelter and potential egg laying spots for a variety of poison dart frogs. Ludochilus 'Sea Turtle' (Ludisia discolor var. nigrenscens x Anoectochilus formosanus) makes a great foreground plant in larger vivaria, or background plant in smaller vivaria.

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