The bunny succulent is part of the genus Monilaria, a clump-growing succulent plant native to South Africa. There are two species known as the “Bunny Ear” succulent: M. moniliformis and M.
One may also ask, how do you take care of a succulent rabbit?
The basics of care are very simple: free-draining soil, plenty of sun and ventilation, and regular light watering in the right season.
In this regard, how big do bunny succulents get?
Is Bunny Ear Cactus poisonous?
Named for its visual appearance, the Bunny Ear Cactus, also called the Polka-Dot Cactus, has the scientific name of Opuntia microdasys.
|Poisionous for pets:||The fruit and flowers are non-toxic to pets, but the glochids are moderately irritating to the skin.|
Succulents: REAL or FAKE, Can you tell???
The one time you can REALLY tell a succulent is fake is when you place it directly next to the same or similar variety. The two red-tipped succulents above are too similar. You can tell the succulent on the left has a bit more “light” and transluscense in the leaves.
The bunny ear cactus is a popular choice among new gardeners for its ease of care. Follow these steps to plant a bunny ear cactus, and be cautious of the spines when handling the plant. Place your bunny ear cactus in direct sunlight. Ensure that the cactus receives at least 14 hours of light each day.
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. Rate of growth: slow growing, can reach up to 2ft when fully grown.
Drooping or sagging branches indicate that your cactus plant is stressed in some way. Inadequate water or sunlight, freeze damage, or mealy bugs can stress your cactus and lead to a sagging appearance.