MYRMECODIA TUBEROSA - Ant Plant Maximize

MYRMECODIA TUBEROSA - Ant Plant

This is an unusual, tropical, caudex forming plant. The fat trunk can be a shelter for ants. This is an interesting plant for collectors in search of weird plants.

Ships in 2" pot. Humidity spots on leaves are present.

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Ant plants are epiphytes in nature, but can also be grown in a pot in sphagnum moss fiber or orchid bark mix. It likes bright light, high humidity, and average water. It is a tropical plant, avoid freezing temperatures. The plant forms an interesting hollow caudex or swollen base which is a perfect nest for ants. The plants use the ant's waste as food and in return the ants get a nice shelter and sap. This species develops a spiny texture on the base and forms interesting shapes as it ages. This is an appealing plant for collectors in search of weird plants. *ants not included ;)

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