Opuntia Microdasys

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Originating from Mexico, the Opuntia Microdasy is a unique looking cactus and is known as the Bunny Ear Cactus. It has lots of spikes which are called glochids, these are a pain to get out the skin so you must use gloves or newspaper to handle.

In a post apocalyptic scenario these are the perfect thing to eat if you run out of food. Supposed to taste like cucumber, a common staple of mexican cuisine.

Plant Size: D12cm H35cm 

Plant care

Position

She needs bright light and will tolerate less in the winter months.

Watering

Water when the top few inches of soil are dry, she likes less water in winter. 

Temperature/Humidity

She is used to dry air and hot conditions so mimic this the best you can in your home.

Toxicity

Not a good plant to have around small children or pets because of the little spikes she has.