Opuntia Microdasys 'Malena'. Cacti.
The Opuntia Microdasys 'Malena' is a clustering Cacti forming a dense shrub up to 40-60cm tall. Miniature grey-green pads have no spines but bear numerous fine chestnut brown glochids (hair-like prickles) in dense clusters.

Lemon/yellow flowers are produced between 3-5cm across and are followed by red fruits.

Very easy to keep, great for growing in pots and needs minimal maintenance. Also commonly known as Rabbit Ears Cactus.


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  • Latin Name: Opuntia Microdasys 'Malena'

    Common Name: Bunny Ears Cactus, Rabbit Ears Cactus, Polka-Dot Cactus, Angel Wings Cactus 

    Origin: Mexico.

    Hardiness: Hardy down to -10 degrees

    Growth Characteristics: Slow growing clustering Cactus. Grey green miniature pads. Does not have spines, but numerous reddish-brown glochids in dense clusters. Flowers are yellow/lemon followed by red fruit. 

    Sun: Full sun/partial shade.

    Exposure: Sheltered.

    Soil: Well drained soil. Gritty. 

    Moisture: Water around every 10-14 days. Allow to dry between waterings. Keep dry in winter.

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    All palms have been imported with phytosanitary certificates from top quality growers.