Why does the cactus have needles?

Answer Answer #1The cactus has needles to lessen the loss of moisture through evaporation. Needles are the cactus plant's equivalent of leaves. The smaller the leaf or needle surface, the less the loss of... Read More »

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How to remove cactus needles?

You need to use something with adhesive on it. A heavy duct tape or the wax strips used by people to remove hair from unwanted areas. You want to apply the tape/strip to the affected area and th... Read More »

How do you get out cactus needles out of your hand?

Try pulling it out and putting some proxide on it( its going to burn)

Can you use pine needles instead of spruce needles in beer?

The Scottish Highlanders commonly used both pine and spruce to make beer until the end of the 19th century. Springtime shoots are added during the manufacturing process, not the needles from a matu... Read More »

Why are leaves modified to form spines in the cactus plant how then does the cactus plant make food?

The cactus adapted to its harsh environment by developing thick skin to slow the evaporation of water. The leaves changed in order to reduce the surface area that water could evaporate from and ove... Read More »