BOTANICAL NAME: Opuntia microdasys
ORIGIN: Central and Northern Mexico
LIGHT: Full direct sun, partial sun in winter
WATER: Allow soil to dry on top before watering, do not water in winter
SOIL: Equal parts sharp sand and soil, or cactus potting mix
AIR: Hot temperatures, cold temperatures in winter, low humidity
CARE: Water and temperature should change for this cactus in winter, failure to do so will result in the death of plant. Re-pot in the summer, after the year's bloom has finished.
TRIVIA: You know the saying, “Handle with caution.”
WARNING: Fruit and flowers are non-toxic, glochids irritate the skin.