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Making Babies

After years of sending our orchid seeds to labs and dealing with lack of communication, quality issues and closures, we decided to put our formal educations to work and build our own facility.

We started from the ground up and constructed a lab for birthing orchids! Airtight, climate controlled, HEPA filtered, positive pressure clean room for the lowest possible risk of contamination. We use state of the art LED lighting to ensure a quality growing environment and to reduce our carbon footprint, helping to keep our business green!

As growers, we are very familiar with the trials and tribulations of dealing with the propagation lab. The process and products of our lab directly stem from our frustrations as a client and from observing the best practices of great propagation labs.

We Offer 

  • Quarterly Hand Deliveries to Many West-Coast Cities We offer scheduled hand delivery to many Northern to Central California metro areas. No more jumbled flasks arriving in the mail. This will allow you to acclimate your flasks in their new space instead of rushing to get them out of their destroyed flask.  Other West Coast deliveries may be available. Pricing varies.

  • Confidentiality  Complete confidentiality and control over your proprietary plant material. Any plant material left over after your order is completed will be destroyed immediately.

  • Real-Time Info & Updates Online All information on the status of your orders will be available online, 24 hours a day. It is updated in real-time, allowing you to see how your orders are proceeding and anticipated delivery dates.

  • Highest Quality Finished Flasks We use polypropylene 'deli' containers for all our flasks, ensuring an easy and gentle deflasking process. All final flasks are planted with 35 plants so you receive at least 30 plants per flask.  We strive for size uniformity and adequate spacing to alleviate deflasking stresses on the plants.

Download our Flasking Brochure and Pricing Information

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Are you accepting new clients? We are taking on some new clients at this moment, although we are reserving these new client spots for those who are sending in a minimum of 4 seed samples per year and who would like 8+ final flasks per seed sample. Please contact us if you are interested in our orchid and carnivorous plant seed propagation services.
  • How long does the process take?  Orchid seed propagation is a very slow process.  You should expect 16-36 months before you receive final flasks of seedlings (the amount of time depends upon the genera of the orchid.)
  • How do I know when the seed pod is ready to be harvested? Knowing when to harvest your seed pod is as much of an art as it is a science.  Link to General Guidelines for Harvesting Times for Selected Species and Hybrids from  Please note that not all seed pods harvested will have viable seed!
  • How do I mail the seed to you?  Link to best practices for mailing seed samples
  • My seed pod split open.  What do I do now? Place the dehisced pod on a coffee filter and let dry (upwards of 10 days). Shake seeds into a clean paper or envelope to send--DO NOT SCRAPE the seedpod! We are successful working with dry seed and green pods. Link to dry seed vs. green pod.
  • How much does the service cost? There is a sowing fee of $21.50 for each seed sample. Final flask price is based upon the number of final flasks ordered. A 50% deposit on final flasks is due before the last replating. Pricing as of 1/1/2022: 1-5 Flasks $160.50, 6 Flasks $192.00, 7 Flasks $217.00, 8 Flasks $240.00, 9 Flasks $261.00, 10 Flasks $280.00, 11 Flasks $297.00, 12 Flasks $312.00, 13 Flasks $325.00, 14 Flasks $336.00, 15 Flasks $345.00, 16 Flasks $352.00, $21.50 each additional flask after 16.