Category: Opuntia

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How To Grow Opuntia Subulata | Eve’s Pin | Austrocylindropuntia Subulata

How To Grow Opuntia Subulata | Eve’s Pin | Austrocylindropuntia Subulata

Opuntia Subulata (op-UN-shee-a Sub-yoo-LAH-tuh) also known by the synonym Austrocylindropuntia subulata belongs to the Cactaceae family. It is among 300 or so species that fall into the genus Opuntia which is one of the largest genus’ in the family Cactaceae.The Opuntia genus is further divided into subcategories based on the appearance of the stems.

Opuntia Microdasys Info: How To Grow Bunny Ear Cactus

Opuntia Microdasys Info: How To Grow Bunny Ear Cactus

Opuntia microdasys op-UN-shee-a, my-kro-DAS-is , is a flowering species of the cactus family Cactaceae.It is also known by the synonyms as:Cactus microdasysOpuntia macrocalyxOpuntia microdasys var. microdasysThe scientific name of the bunny ears cactus comes from the Greek and Latin words.The genus name Opuntia is a reference to Opus, an area in Greece where cactus-like plants grew.

Prickly Pear Cactus Care: Growing The Opuntia Paddle Cactus

Prickly Pear Cactus Care: Growing The Opuntia Paddle Cactus

The Prickly Pear Cactus (Opuntia) is a member of one of the largest of cactus families.When these cactus plants mature, they produce attractive red, orange or yellow flowers that can become edible “prickly pear fruits” on larger plants.You find small specimens included in cactus garden arrangements.These interesting and attractive cacti are an excellent way to get a started learning about the care of cactus plants.