Opuntia Microdasys, Cactus Red Bunny - Plant
Description for Opuntia Microdasys, Cactus Red Bunny
Opuntia microdasys is a species of cactus native and endemic to central and northern Mexico. This plant has the appearance of a shrub, and spreads out to cover between 2-5 feet of ground as a mature plant. This cacti has no central stem or leaves.
Flowers will always sprout from the terminal ends of segment pads. These are a creamy yellow in color, and fade to peach once fertilized. Flowers will turn into 2 inch long fruits varying from purple to red in color.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Bunny Ear Cactus,Angels Wings, Bunny Ear Prickly Pear.||Yellow||Spring||2 to 5 feet||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Prefers low humidity conditions. Starting in the late fall, this cactus should be kept between 10 to 18 degrees C.
|Full sun, partial shade in winter||Sandy well-drained||Moderate||21 to 37 degrees C||Monthly feed low nitrogen fertilizer.|
Caring for Opuntia Microdasys
- The soil should be kept moist, but not soggy.
Typical uses of Opuntia Microdasys
Special features: Low maintenance, drought tolerant
Ornamental use: The plant is used for an ornamental purpose.
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