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Bunny Ears Cactus, Opuntia microdasys (Set of 3) – Plant

1)Name of Plant ( common Name/ scientific name)-Bunny ears cactus / Opuntia microdasys

2) Type of plant (Indoor/outdoor)- Indoor

3) Size of pot it comes in- 5 inches

4) Seasonal/ perennial-  Perennial

5) Place to keep- Full sun

Availability:

830 in stock

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830 in stock

Estimated delivery date 2024/07/21

Bunny ears cactus

About Bunny ears cactus

Bunny ears cactus (Opuntia microdasys) originated in Mexico and is a denizen of arid, desert-like areas. Growing it is as simple as mimicking its native regional conditions. So if you have a dry, low humidity home and plenty of sunny exposure, these plant might be the perfect plant for you. Named for its visual appearance, these are also called the Polka-Dot Cactus, has the scientific name of Opuntia microdasys. The spines come off with a simple touch, and are best removed from flesh with tweezers.

Plant Specifications

Common Name  Angel`s wings, golden-bristle cactus, polka-dot cactus.
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 3 to 4 ft
Flower Colour Vary
Bloom Time April to May
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Bunny Ears Cactus Care

  • These plants are a gardener’s dream for their low maintenance and interesting appearance.
  • Water can be the death of the plant but it does need consistent moisture during the growing season.
  • Bunny ear cactus should be repotted every 1 to 2 years. Wait at least a week after repotting to water the plant.
  • Re-pot when the Bunny ear cactus 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.
Watering Low for the rainy season, Moderate for winter, More than moderate for a summer
Soil Avoid excess organic contents in the soil.
Temperature Ideal: 22 to 35 degrees C
Fertilizer No need much. A peat-based compost should not be used.

Bunny Ears Cactus Special Feature

Survivals and growers of the summer.

Uses

Ornamental Use:

  • Opuntia Microdasys also used as the ornamental plant.

 

Disclaimer : The image is for reference purposes only. The actual product may vary in shape or appearance based on climate, age, height, etc.

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