|1||Red Bunny Cactus, Opuntia microdasys - Cactus Plant|
|2||3 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)|
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.
|Plant Height||4 inch (10 cm)|
|Plant Spread||3 inch (8 cm)|
|Common Name||Bunny Ear Cactus,Angels Wings, Bunny Ear Prickly Pear.|
|Maximum Reachable Height||2 to 5 feet|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to grow|
The soil should be kept moist, but not soggy.
Prefers low humidity conditions. Starting in the late fall, this cactus should be kept between 10 to 18 degrees C.
|Sunlight||Full sun, partial shade in winter|
|Temperature||21 to 37 degrees C|
|Fertilizer||Monthly feed low nitrogen fertilizer.|
Low maintenance, drought tolerant