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Jewel orchids

Macodes spp.

Genus containing around 11 terrestrial orchid species in the Orchidaceae family. They are termed jewel orchids as they are grown for their leaves rather than their flowers. Originating from Southeast Asia, this genus is found on the rainforest floor and grows best with high humidity and indirect light.

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate

Harvesting

Generally not harvested

Special features

Geography

Environment

Light
Partial Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Frost hardiness
Tender

Personality

Family
Orchidaceae
Scent
None

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