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A unique looking plant, the pads of this cactus can resemble bunny ears and its hair-like spines (glochids) look like fur, hence the name. This Cactus is native to Northern Mexico and Arizona’s desert regions. A very hardy plant that is low maintenance.
Neediness: Easy to care for but we advise you wear gloves when handling this plant to avoid skin coming into contact with the hairs of this cactus.
Watering: contrary to what new cactus keepers think, cactus require regular watering, at least during the summer. Only water again when the soil has dried out. Over the cooler months they may need only light watering every 3 to 4 weeks.
Ideal location: bedrooms, living rooms and studies
Rate of growth: slow growing, can reach up to 2ft when fully grown.
Temperature: keep at a normal room temperature
Pets & Children: **HANDLE WITH CARE** this plant is not suitable for those with children or pets
Also known as: Cactus opuntia microdasys
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