Succulent Gardening: The Art of Nature

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Myrmecodia tuberosa

Myrmecodia tuberosa are unusual caudex producing tropical plants. Myrmecodia tuberosa are Ant plants that 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. They do not come with ants.
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