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Opuntia microdasys

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Opuntia microdasys | Church Broughton, Derby, DE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
0.5 litres
£4.00

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Plant Finder: about Opuntia microdasys

Common names

Bunny ears cactus, Prickly pear

Description

Opuntia microdasys (Bunny ears cactus). This species will produce oval, fleshy pads which form a low bushy clump. The flowers are profuse when the plants are mature, The blooms are funnel-shaped and yellow, they appear in the summer.

Cultivation

They will thrive in hot, dry conditions in moderately fertile, gritty, humus-rich, well-drained soil with full sun. You can propagate from seed.

Interest and use

Ornamental, greenhouse, indoors

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Opuntia microdasys | Church Broughton, Derby, DE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Light, Medium, Gritty
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterDry

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