Peruvian Old Man Cactus

Espostoa lanata

  • Sun or Light Afternoon Shade; Bright Light
  • Little to Moderate Water

Columnar cactus, branching with age. Slow growing in pots, fairly fast (to 8 ft. tall and 2 ft. wide) in open ground. Light brown, bristly, ½-2-in.-long thorns are usually concealed in long white hair that covers plant. Hair is especially long and dense near summit. Tubular, pink, 2-in.-long flowers in spring. Protect from hard frosts.

Inventory is constantly changing. Please call 626-337-4818 or visit us for current stock

Garden View Nursery
12901 Lower Azusa Road
Irwindale, CA 91706

(626) 337-4818


Aerial street view map of Garden View Nursery
(Under the power lines at the corner of the 605 FWY and Lower Azusa Road. Midway between the 10 San Bernardino FWY and the 210 Foothill FWY)




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