Western Orchids Laboratory

Supplier of premium orchid sowing,
cloning and replate tissue culture medium.

Helen & Kevin Western welcome you to the Western Orchids Laboratory website
Our laboratory is situated in Coromandel East, South Australia....

We can supply:

  • The best range of orchid plant Tissue Culture Medium – which we manufacture ourselves. The media covers sowing, replating, multiplication & cloning of most common orchids & a range of unusual genera.
  • Hormone Keiki Paste for the nodal proliferation of Phalaenopsis & some other genera
  • Laboratory Services include sowing of green pods, dry seed and the cloning of Cymbidiums, Cattleyas, Oncidium alliance & some other genera.
  • Western Orchids /Laboratories produces a wide range of orchid clones & seedlings in flasks.
    Cymbidiums which include cutflower, potplant, exhibition and pendulous types in Standard, Intermediate & Miniature formats.
    Australian native cymbidiums and their hybrids.
    Disa seedlings and clones.
    Seedlings & hybrid crosses of Australian native Sarcochilus, Dockrillia and Dendrobiums.
    Line bred Dendrobium speciosum.
    A range of species orchid seedlings.
  • Plant enquiries also welcome.
  • Basic and Advanced Tissue Culture Document [“Tissue Culture Primer “] – covering the essential areas of aseptic tissue culture processes and practice. ( $10 )
  • DVD ($8) – this is a short video showing medium preparation, sterilisation, sowing & replating of a green pod.

  • Other dvd’s will become available & will include :-
    - Sowing dry seed
  • - Mericloning
    - Deflasking & cultivation
  • Autoclaves and Laminar Flow Cabinets when available.
  • Plant Tissue Culture Laboratory Consultancy Service.


FOR 2011


Cymbidium Kellys winter golden sovereign

Cymbidium devonianum x sarah jean ice cascade




We believe the best customer is a satisfied customer and we pride ourselves
on having a helpful and positive attitude to our customers.

Tissue Culture Media Consultancy Services

Aseptic tissue culture laboratory consultant

Orchid Species Information pages - If you are new to orchids or you would like to know more about looking after some truly beautiful species of orchids make sure you visit the Orchid Species Information pages. CLICK HERE to read some very interesting and useful growing information about: Australian Native Cymbidiums, Cymbidium Orchids, Australian Dendrobium Orchids, Dipodium punctatum, Disa orchids, Bulbophyllum fletcherianum, Cattletonia orchids, Dockrillia orchids, and Sarcochilus orchids.


Western Orchids / Laboratories
PO Box 276 , Blackwood, South Australia , 5051
Phone / Fax: 08 8270 4599

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