Opuntia microdasys var. pallida
Native range: Mexico
Known names: Bunny Ear Cactus, Bunny Ears
Hardiness: Best kept above freezing
Mature Size: 2' tall x 2' wide
Light: Best in full sun.
Water: Can take dryer conditions but grows faster with regular watering in summer. Keep dryer in winter
Soil: Succulent mix
Dormancy Period: Winter
Plant Size: Grown in 2.5" pot
This form of O. microdasys has yellow micro spines and yellow flowers.
This prickly pear does not have any needles but it is COVERED with smaller glochids. So please be careful when handling!