Opuntia microdasys | Bunny Ears

This is a superior security and barrier plant—do not touch the harmless-looking, bristlelike thorns called glochids. They release easily into your skin and are difficult to remove. Canopy coverage: 20 square feet.

Water Requirement: very low

Sun Exposure: reflected sun, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 20F

Growth Rate: fast

Height: 3 feet high

Width: 5 feet wide


Foliage Color: light green

Flower Color: yellow

Flower Season: summer