Dischidia nummularia(Pebble Beach/ Button Orchid)
Selling size: Mentioned on last picture (Well rooted plant in jiffy bag)
Light | Bright, indirect light
Water | Likes humidity and let potting mix dry out before next watering
Care Level | Practically unkillable
Pet Friendly | No
Air Purifying | No
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Dischidia is an epiphytic small growing tropical succulent plant, related to a Hoya, with trailing stems. These plants grows on supports such as tree trunks or branches. Their stems may produce roots along the nodes to absorb nutrients and water and provide additional support for the plant.
Dischidia nummularia is commonly called “String of Nickels” because its firm, round leaves look like long strands of coins. has tiny, opposite lens shaped leaves. It is frequently seen on the trunks of trees, resembling numerous hanging necklaces on branches. It is often seen in cultivation despite its inconspicuous yellowish-white flowers.
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds.
Grow Dischidia in medium to bright filtered light or with lots of artificial light in indoors. Dischidia also needs high humidity. Mist the plant every day or place the container on a saucer filled with pebbles and water. The water will evaporate and moisten the air while the pebbles will hold the sensitive roots out of the water.They need warm humid conditions ((similar to bromeliads and orchids)
Water Dischidia when the soil surface starts to dry. The plant is fairly drought tolerant . Dischidia plants don’t ask for much, beyond the well-draining soil and the
Plant Dischidia in a loose, well-draining soil designed for epiphytic plants; it is usually composed of coconut husk or shredded bark. Dischidia like the security of a snug pot, and plants that are a bit root bound will flower more prolifically than those that are swimming around in a giant pot.
Dischidia doesn’t really need fertilizer but you should change the planting media every year.
It makes a nice hanging basket, but also does really well as a mounted plant
String Of Nickels Variegated (Dischidia Oiantha)
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Selling size: Mentioned on last picture well Rooted plant in jiffy bag
Quick Care Guide
This epiphytic plant receives its moisture from dew and the air. It can tolerate a drier growing medium, and if grown on bark, should be misted frequently or submerged in water until air bubbles disappear.
This plant loves to receive lots of bright, filtered light. It may even tolerate a few hours of direct morning or evening sunlight.
This plant requires a high humidity environment (75% >) to thrive, although it will tolerate a slightly less humid location.
Problems & Maintenance
The Dischidia oiantha Variegata is prone to mealybugs. Inspect its vines regularly to keep them at bay. As this plant has white, variegated leaves, it requires higher amounts of light to photosynthesize.
Suitable for Indoors
This is a plant that will live happily indoors so long it is properly cared for. It can also be planted outdoors, but do not expose it to harsh, direct sunlight or the variegated leaves may burn.