Opuntia Microdasys Var. Pallida – Angel Wings – Live Succulent Potted Plants Grown in 2″ Nursery Pot | Indoor Gift, Small House Back Yard Idea, Home and Garden Housewarming

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Opuntia microdasys var. pallida, commonly known as “Angel Wings”, is a distinctive and charming cactus variety celebrated for its unique appearance and ease of care. This particular Opuntia variety is cherished for its flattened, pad-like stems covered in fine, white spines, which give it the appearance of ethereal angel wings.

Physical Characteristics:

Pad-Like Stems: The stems of Opuntia microdasys var. pallida are flat and paddle-shaped, which is characteristic of many Opuntia species. These pads can range in color from pale green to blue-green.
White Spines: What sets “Angel Wings” apart is its fine, white, hair-like spines that completely cover the pads. These spines create a soft, almost fuzzy appearance, in contrast to the usual large and sharp spines found on some cactus species.
Yellow Flowers: In the spring and early summer, “Angel Wings” may produce small, bright yellow flowers at the edges of its pads. These flowers add a touch of color to the plant’s overall aesthetic.
Growth Habit:

Low-Growing: Opuntia microdasys var. pallida typically grows close to the ground, making it a suitable choice for ground cover or decorative rock gardens.
Clumping: Over time, “Angel Wings” can form clumps as new pads emerge from the base, creating a visually appealing, low-growing mound.
Caring Tips:

Light: Provide “Angel Wings” with plenty of sunlight. It thrives in full sun but can tolerate partial sun as well.
Watering: Like most cacti, this variety prefers well-draining soil and should be allowed to dry out between waterings. Water sparingly, especially in the winter months.
Temperature: Protect “Angel Wings” from freezing temperatures, as it is not cold-hardy. It thrives in warm, arid conditions.
Soil: Use a well-draining cactus or succulent potting mix for optimal growth.
Propagation: “Angel Wings” can be propagated through stem cuttings. Allow the cut ends to callus for a few days before planting.
Aesthetic Appeal:
Opuntia microdasys var. pallida, or “Angel Wings,” is adored for its unique, soft appearance due to its fine white spines. It creates an almost heavenly ambiance in succulent gardens, rockeries, or desert-themed landscapes. Its low-growing habit and clumping nature make it a charming and versatile addition, providing textural contrast and visual interest.

Embrace the delicate allure of Opuntia microdasys var. pallida, “Angel Wings,” and let its charming presence inspire your cactus garden or collection. With its unique texture and easy-care nature, it celebrates the diversity and visual appeal of desert plants.

Care Guide:
Upon receiving your succulent, follow our comprehensive care guide to keep your plant thriving. Succulents are low-maintenance plants, making them ideal for both seasoned gardeners and beginners. Place them in well-lit indoor spaces or in your garden, and water sparingly to avoid overhydration. With minimal effort, you’ll witness these small house plants grow and flourish, bringing a breath of fresh air into your surroundings.

Shipping Details:
Each order includes a 1.5″ to 3″ live succulent, thoughtfully grown in a 2″ nursery pot. We ship the succulent with the soil intact, ensuring that it arrives at your doorstep in excellent condition. The red or black nursery plastic container complements the succulent’s natural beauty and adds an elegant touch to any setting.

Terms of Sale:
We are committed to providing you with the highest quality succulent plants. Due to the living nature of our products, we do not accept returns. However, if your succulent arrives damaged or experiences any issues within 72 hours of delivery, please reach out to our customer support, and we’ll be happy to assist you.

Things Included in Purchase:

1.5″ to 3″ live succulent
Red or black nursery plastic container
Soil in the nursery pot
Perfect for various occasions, our succulents make great wedding gift ideas, personalized gifts, housewarming gifts, and party favors. Create a natural garden oasis with these potted succulents, adding flair to your back yard ideas. Their charming appeal makes them an ideal choice for indoor plants, bringing the beauty of nature right into your home.

For all your gardening gifts and flower needs, look no further. Our succulents, along with the better home and garden they provide, will captivate your heart and refresh your living spaces. Whether you’re a plant enthusiast or a newcomer to gardening, these succulents are sure to delight. Order now and discover the joy of nurturing these green wonders!

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Weight2.6 oz
Dimensions4 × 4 × 4 in
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