About your Cactus - Beautiful & Easy To Maintain. The Gold Opuntia Microdasys Cactus is a relative to its cousin in White. Also an edible fruit, the wide, soft cactus pads "nopales" are used in many Mexican dishes such as salads, eggs and as a filling for other dishes. The cactus fruit are very sweet and can be eaten raw, right off of the plant. Depending on the level of ripeness, they can range from slightly sweet to syrupy sweet. It is also used for medicine.
If you are looking for a cactus with character, this cactus resembles one of your favorite Disney characters...Mickey Mouse.
Size - Medium-size, shelf or counter plant. 14-18" tall (including pot).
Light - Medium to bright direct light. Preferable next to a sunny window.
Water - Water thoroughly when soil becomes dry to the touch. Once a month.
Preferred Rooms - Living, family room or home office.
What comes with your plant - Includes its own 6" Black Recycled container and care instructions. Your container has a built-in saucer, so feel free to direct plant into your Re-Pot container or your own container. Discard the coco fiber & straw used to hold the soil in place.
100% Satisfaction Guarantee - Within the first 30 days, if you are not completely satisfied, we will replace your plant at our cost.