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Bunny Ear Cactus, Opuntia microdasys – Cactus Plant – BEC-723222

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Description

Opuntia microdasys is a decorative cactus which adds beauty.

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Bunny Ear Cactus, Opuntia microdasys – Cactus Plant

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3 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

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.Plant Specifications

Plant Height
4 inch (10 cm)

Plant Spread
3 inch (8 cm)

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%

Common Name
Bunny ears, Angel`s wings, golden-bristle cactus, polka-dot cactus.

Maximum Reachable Height
Up to 3 to 4 ft

Flower Colour
Yellow

Bloom Time
April to May

Difficulty Level
Easy to grow

Planting and careKeep 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.Bunny Ear Cactus 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.

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 Ear Cactus special feature
Survivals and growers of the summer.
Bunny Ear Cactus uses

Ornamental Use:
Opuntia Microdasys also used as the ornamental plant

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