Macodes petola are found from Sumatra to the Phillipines, it would typically grow on a forest floor in very warm and humid conditions. They have creeping rhizomes and elliptic shaped leaves with a velvety texture and sparkling veins which resemble lightning bolts. This plant blooms in the Autumn.

 

Pot: 6cm

Height: Approximately 10cm from base of pot.

 

Secrets to success

 

Temperature: Average day temperature 21-29°C, night time temperatures 16-19°C.

 

Light: Bright indirect light; can handle some lower light. Watering: Keep potting medium damp.

 

Air humidity: Higher humidity; growing under glass is ideal.

 

Fertilising: Feed foliar every one to two weeks during growing season - mist the leaves with a diluted orchid feed.

 

Potting mix: Sphagnum moss with some bark.

 

This is plant is non-toxic.

Macodes petola

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