Opuntia microdasys Bunny Ears cutting
Opuntia microdasys Bunny Ears cutting
Opuntia microdasys Bunny Ears cutting
Opuntia microdasys Bunny Ears cutting
Opuntia microdasys Bunny Ears cutting
Opuntia microdasys Bunny Ears cutting
Opuntia microdasys Bunny Ears cutting
Opuntia microdasys Bunny Ears cutting
Opuntia microdasys Bunny Ears cutting
Opuntia microdasys Bunny Ears cutting
Opuntia microdasys Bunny Ears cutting

Opuntia Microdasys goes by the common name “Angel's-Wings” or “Bunny Ears". This succulent has an oval to round shape, with flattened small pads. The plant originates in Mexico and belongs to the family of Cactaceae. Bunny Ears are dormant during the winter period and can grow up to a height between 2 to 3 feet.

Growth Rate

Even though Opuntia Microdasys is a slow-growing plant, its ability to withstand extreme conditions makes it highly preferred.

Flowering

Opuntia Microdasys grows wide creamy yellow flowers with a combination of globular purple fruits. It blooms in the summer season.

Watering and Feeding

Water only when the soil is completely dry and sticks to a time frame of about two weeks. In winter, decrease the watering frequency. Even though feeding the plant is not necessary, you can feed it with a liquid fertilizer every month.

Soil

Be sure to use a potting mix that drains well. To avoid excess humidity, make sure that the pot you are using has a few holes. The soil mix should make the succulent feel warm and dry.

Hardiness

Bunny Ears succulent grows best in the summer season. Its frost tolerance ranges from 21° C (70° F) to 37° C (100° F). Apart from this, it lies in the hardiness zone of 9a to 11b.

Light

Bunny ears require direct sunlight. At home, place it in the sunniest spot possible. Give the plant 6-8 hours of direct sunlight every day.

Propagation

Remove several mature pads from the mother plant, and let the cuttings dry. Find a spot in the sun and plant these cuttings.

What sets it apart is its original and unique appearance. All you have to do to grow this plant successfully is to mimic its regional weather conditions, and see it fully blossom!


Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season Spring for mature plants
Botanical Name Opuntia microdasys
Common Name Angel's wings
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Creamy yellow in color
Growth Habit Bushy perennial
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 8 – 12
Mature Size 3' – 4
Native Area Northern mexico
Resistance 4° c
Sun Exposure Partial sun

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Opuntia microdasys Bunny Ears cutting

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Opuntia Microdasys goes by the common name “Angel's-Wings” or “Bunny Ears". This succulent has an oval to round shape, with flattened small pads. The plant originates in Mexico and belongs to the family of Cactaceae. Bunny Ears are dormant during the winter period and can grow up to a height between 2 to 3 feet.

Growth Rate

Even though Opuntia Microdasys is a slow-growing plant, its ability to withstand extreme conditions makes it highly preferred.

Flowering

Opuntia Microdasys grows wide creamy yellow flowers with a combination of globular purple fruits. It blooms in the summer season.

Watering and Feeding

Water only when the soil is completely dry and sticks to a time frame of about two weeks. In winter, decrease the watering frequency. Even though feeding the plant is not necessary, you can feed it with a liquid fertilizer every month.

Soil

Be sure to use a potting mix that drains well. To avoid excess humidity, make sure that the pot you are using has a few holes. The soil mix should make the succulent feel warm and dry.

Hardiness

Bunny Ears succulent grows best in the summer season. Its frost tolerance ranges from 21° C (70° F) to 37° C (100° F). Apart from this, it lies in the hardiness zone of 9a to 11b.

Light

Bunny ears require direct sunlight. At home, place it in the sunniest spot possible. Give the plant 6-8 hours of direct sunlight every day.

Propagation

Remove several mature pads from the mother plant, and let the cuttings dry. Find a spot in the sun and plant these cuttings.

What sets it apart is its original and unique appearance. All you have to do to grow this plant successfully is to mimic its regional weather conditions, and see it fully blossom!


Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Bloom Season Spring for mature plants
Botanical Name Opuntia microdasys
Common Name Angel's wings
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower Color Creamy yellow in color
Growth Habit Bushy perennial
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 8 – 12
Mature Size 3' – 4
Native Area Northern mexico
Resistance 4° c
Sun Exposure Partial sun

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