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Opuntia Microdasys

Botanical Name:

Opuntia microdasys

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How to Grow
Water
Low
Water sparingly, allowing the mix to nearly dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Cactus - Succulents, Shrub, Cactus/Succulent, Succulent

Lifespan

Perennial

Flower

Yellow cup-shaped flowers. Occur rarely.

Fruit

red or purple fruit

Benefits
Attracts

Birds

Bees

Taxonomy

Order

Caryophyllales

Family

Cactaceae

Genus

Opuntia Mill. – pricklypear

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