Scientific Name: Opuntia microdasys Form: Round
Common Name:bunny ears cactus Texture:Medium - coarse
Family Name:CactaceaeHabit: Irregular, Upright
Plant Type: Indoor foliage plant, Succulent or Cacti Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 1.5 - 2.0m
Origin: Mexico Hardiness Zone:Zone 11: (above 4 C)
Leaves: Simple, Whorled, Prickly, Glabrous, Acicular, Entire
Flowers: Yellow, May- Jun- Jul- Aug
Fruit: Capsule, Violet, Red, Oct- Nov
Exposure:
Soil or Media: Rocky or gravelly or dry
Landscape Uses: Indoor plant, Herb
Key ID Features:Flattened, upright modified stem looks like oblong pads; modified leaves are yellow clusters of many very small soft spines.