Opuntia microdasys pallida - Bunny ears cactus

Pot size ⌀8cm


Opuntia microdasys is a species of flowering plant in the cactus family Cactaceae, native and endemic to central and northern Mexico. Opuntia microdasys is nicknamed Bunny Ear Cactus and the Polka-Dot Cactus for its visual appearance. However, don’t be fooled by its cuddly name, it has tiny spikes that will easily sink themselves into any skin that touches them. If that happens use tweezers to remove them.

An Opuntia cactus has unique appearance. This beautiful cactus is not only dazzling but also easy to care for. Combine this fun cactus with a flower pot that suits your style.

Opuntia is pet safe in terms of not being toxic and actually serves as food source for tortoises. However, keep it away from other animals due to its spikes.

◉ Each plant is unique and may therefore differ from the images shown, which are for illustration purposes only; size and shape may vary by season so all measurements shown are approximate 
◉ Supplied in original nursery grow pot

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Care guide

Opuntia Vulgaris

Light: Bright Direct

Water: 1x per month

Humidity: Low

Feed: Not required

Pet friendly: Yes, not toxic