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Bunny Ear Cactus, Opuntia microdasys - Cactus Plant

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Opuntia microdasys is a decorative cactus which adds beauty.
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Opuntia Microdasys, Bunny Ear Cactus Plant
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3 inch Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Description for Opuntia Microdasys, Bunny Ear Cactus

Plant height: 1.2 - 2.0 inches
Plant spread: 2 - 4 inches


The bunny ears cactus forms a dense shrub, about 40–60 cm tall, with pad-like stems 6–15cm long and 4–12cm wide.
It has no spines, but rather numerous white or yellow glochids (hair-like prickles) that are 2–3mm long and found in dense clusters.
The flowers emerge from the top edges of the pads in April and May.
The yellow flowers appear only rarely.

Common name(s): Bunny ears, Angel`s wings, golden-bristle cactus, polka-dot cactus.
Flower colours: Yellow
Bloom time: April to May
Max reachable height: Up to 3 to 4 ft
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow

Planting and care

Re-pot when the plant performs clump and goes beyond the pot size. It should be done before or after the rainy season and in the spring season.

Re-pot with the following proportions: 3 parts of potting soil, 1 part of grit (pumice), 1 part of the horticultural-grade sand, 1/2 part of the compost etc.

Sunlight: Full sun, partial sun, at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight per day.
Soil: Avoid excess organic contents in the soil.
Water: Low for the rainy season, Moderate for winter, More than moderate for a summer
Temperature: Ideal: 22 to 35 degrees C
Fertilizer: No need much. A peat-based compost should not be used.

Caring for Opuntia Microdasys

  • Keep in a bright sunny location.
  • Try not to water the leaves, give water to soil only.
  • Avoid overwatering as the roots may get rot.
  • Water the plant in a morning, between 8 to 10 am.
  • Avoid keeping in suffocated areas or in dark room.
  • While, re-potting or propagating try not to disturb the roots.

Harvesting

NA

Typical uses of Opuntia Microdasys

Special features: Survivals and growers of the summer.

Culinary use: NA

Ornamental use: Opuntia Microdasys also used as the ornamental plant.

Medicinal use: NA

References

  • https://wiki.nurserylive.com/t/how-to-grow-care-your-cactus-and-succulent/3096
  • https://wiki.nurserylive.com/t/want-to-grow-a-baby-succulent-from-the-parent-one/3108

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5 / 5 Chinmaya Rath 30 June 2018
Nice plant and vase. As well. I like it
5 / 5 Krishna 27 June 2018
Good quality they all grow nicely?
5 / 5 अखिलेश कुमार अवस्थी अधिवक्ता 19 June 2018
Such a great variety of options!
5 / 5 Jagruti Jain 18 June 2018
?How many years will it live?
4 / 5 Jyoti Dhingra 18 June 2018
Very much happy with the product and service.

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