August Ant Plant Collection

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ANT PLANT COLLECTION

(30cmAbcD) Myrmecodia & Hydnophytum are unusual epiphytes..a wonder of nature. It has small semi-succulent thickened leaves growing on a hardened ball (hypocotyl) which develops from its stem. Part of the swollen base with small chambers that provides housing for ants. This is also beneficial for the plant as the plant digests the ants leftovers. Can also be grown in pots rather than on trees. We have 2 different Ant plants. They are:

Hydnophytum simplex ‘Aru Island’

Hydnophytum simplex 'Aru Island'

Curled green oval shaped leaves. Small white flowers will emerge from the spiny tubers.
…..Priced at $19.90

Myrmecodia tuberosa ‘Armata’ (Malaysia)

Myrmecodia tuberosa 'Armata'

Green wavy leaves. Small white flowers. From Malaysia.
…..Priced at $19.90

Filtered sunlight. Avoid over watering. Coarse epiphytic potting mix. All sent in 50mm pots.

ANT PLANTS ARE LIMITED TO ONE OF EACH TYPE PER CUSTOMER!

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All 3 Ant Plants (H. simplex 'Aru Island', H. formicarum & M. tuberosa 'Armata'): $54, Hydnophytum simplex 'Aru Island': $19.90, Hydnophytum formicarum: $19.90, Myrmecodia tuberosa 'Armata': $19.90