DetailsThe native habitat of Vanilla chamissonis is reported to range from Argentina to French Guiana. The leaves and stems of Vanilla chamissonis have a distinct light jade color similar to Vanilla aphylla. Vanilla orchids are epiphytic climbers that put out aerial roots to capture water and nutrients. Vanilla chamissonis prefers humidity, indirect sunlight, and temperatures over 50 degrees. They require a substrate with excellent drainage and constant moisture.