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    • Pterostylis curta
    • Pterostylis curta
    • Pterostylis curta
    • Pterostylis curta

    The Pterstylis curta are going dormant now.  They'll be back up on the website in Fall when they are starting to put on new growth again!

    This is very easy to grow terrestrial orchid from Australia. Plants arise from a small corm and can colonize a large pot very quickly.

    Best grown like Pleione, in a large, shallow "bulb pot" in a 3:1 soil to perlite mix. At our nursery we keep the plants moderately moist and lightly fed throughout the growing cycle. When the plants start to look like they are dying we stop watering them.  We don't restart watering them until green leaves again develop. Corms can be collected while the plant is dormant or just leave them alone and they will continue to take over their pot. New plants will even develop from roots sticking out of drain holes.

    Definitely a conversation starter!

    Light Requirements:
    Partial Shade, Bright, Indirect Sun
    Bloom Season:
    Spring, Fall, Winter
    Current Plant Size:
    Blooming size
    Mature Plant Size:
    Temperature Range:
    Warm, Intermediate, Cool, Cold

Shipping Info

1 plant-$11.00,   2 plants-$14.50,   3 plants-$18.00,   4 plants-$21.50,   5 plants-$25.00,   More than 5 plants but less than $150- $28.50,   $150 or more- Shipping is free! 

A box warmer is included in your shipment, free of charge, if needed to ensure plant's well being. Other sellers charge up to $4 for this! We ship USPS Priority only.

International shipping is the cost of postage + $5 for packing costs, usually $30-35 for orders up to 1 kilo. Over a kilo is only a bit more, so multiple plant orders are more cost-effective. 3 adult plants or 10 seedlings usually weigh about a kilo. We ship by U.S. Postal Service priority mail. You can check out postage rates at

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