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Opuntia microdasys            Family: Cactaceae   (Cactus)          
Bunny Ears, Cinnamon Cactus, Prickly Pear Cactus

 

Picture of Opuntia microdasys

 Photography by: Dr. Edward F. Gilman

       
Type: Perennial, succulent
Hardiness range: 9A - 11
Height: 12" to 36" / 30cm to 90cm
Spread: 4' to 10' / 1.20m to 3.00m
Growth rate: Slow
Exposure: Full sun
Persistence: Deciduous
Bloom color: Red, yellow
Bloom season: Early Winter to Early
Leaf color: n/a
Fruit color: Purple, red
Water requirements: Dry
Soil pH requirements: Acidic, neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type: Sandy
Form: Irregular or sprawling, upright or erect
Landscape uses: Container, rock garden
Attributes and features: Native to North America
   
Picture of Opuntia microdasys

 Photography by: Dr. Edward F. Gilman

Picture of Opuntia microdasys

 Photography by: Dr. Edward F. Gilman

 

 

Opuntia microdasys

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