Espostoa Lanata Peruvian Old Man

Product Description
$ 6.25

Espostoa Lanata Peruvian Old Man

(You will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase. This plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

Espostoa lanata also known as Peruvian Old Man Cactus is a slow growing tree shaped cactus branching at the top with age, 1,5 to 7 m tall.This nice looking cactus is a densely hairy species, covered by a warm woolly coat and well adapted to high altitudes

Recommended Temperature Zone: Sunset: 12-24, USDA: 9b-11    

Frost Tolerance: tolerates down to 25°F (-3°C) for short periods, but frost should still be avoided.    

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50°F (10°C)    

Heat Tolerance: Protect from the heat and direct afternoon sun in Phoenix, does not like Phoenix summer heat    

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade    

Origin: Southern Ecuador, northern Peru    

Growth Habits: Tree shaped cactus, slowly growing to 10 feet tall (3 m) or more, stems are 4 inches in diameter (10 cm)    

Watering Needs: Rot prone in winter, keep it dry    

Propagation: Seeds  

Blooming Habits:The Peruvian Old Man Cactus has nocturnal flowers, 2 inches in diameter, white to purple in late spring, early summer.







All of our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout.

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Colder Regions Warning: We are now offering 72-hour heat packs for an additional $3.00 If your order is $50.00 or more, and if we think that it is necessary, you will get a heat pack free of charge.

To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is safe to ship.

Care Instructions: Care instructions are included in every package you order.

Shipping Details and Customer Service Policy: We ship via USPS Priority Mail. We calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Please allow a maximum time of 72 hours for processing prior to shipment. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you have any questions or comments please feel free to contact us at the email address below:

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