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Opuntia microdasys var. alba

For sale by Ruth Hall

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Opuntia microdasys var. alba | Church Broughton, Derby, DE65
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0.5 litres

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Plant Finder: about Opuntia microdasys var. alba

Common names

Bunny ears cactus, Prickly pear


Opuntia microdasys var. alba (Bunny ears cactus). A bushy, perennial cactus bearing green, flattened, oval segments. Dark green areoles with white hairs are borne. In summer, funnel-shaped, yellow flowers appear.


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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  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Light, Medium, Gritty
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterDry

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Church Broughton, Derby, DE65
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