Opuntia microdasys monstrose
(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. All of our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout . The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).
OPUNTIA MICRODASYS MONSTROSE
Opuntia microdasys monstrose is an undulated form of Opuntia microdasys ("Bunny Ears"), covered with minute golden spines known as glochids (can cause irritation to the skin and eyes) Protect from frost. Provide bright light/sun; hardy to 32F; to 3'+ tall.
This cactus is native to northern Mexico as well as desert region’s that stretch into Arizona. This plant looks like a shrub, and its spines come off very easily. They flowers that it produces are creamy yellow, and fade into peach.
Recommended Temperature Zone:
Frost Tolerance: 20°F (-7°C)
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Origin: Mexico (Hidalgo)
Growth Habits: Succulent to 3 feet high (90 cm), 6 feet across (1.8 m)
Watering Needs: Little or no water once established
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz