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Videos for The Orchid Hunters

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Josh Stockton
Josh Stockton

Finding rare and exotic Orchids can catch you a small fortune, but they are protected by law.ย  This practice starting in the 1800's in Europe when Orchid hunters would go collect Orchids and bring them back.ย  They would then be sold for extreme prices at auction.ย  I found some good imformation of that here:

http://www.blueorchidblog.com/orchid/history-of-the-orchid/

Josh