Espostoa Lanata 'Peruvian Old Man Cactus'

  • $15.00


Fern Farm faviconDescription

  • Espostoa Lanata is a slow-growing cactus covered with thick white, woolly hair.
  • It has an upright growth habit and will reach approximately 20 cm in 10 years. It is a long-lived cactus that can live to more than a 100 years.
  • New branches grow from the base, but only when the plant is several years old.
  • This cactus flowers only when mature.
  • Very hard to find and a quite rare.

Fern Farm faviconPosition and Care

  • Espostoa Lanata is a hardy cactus that will grow in sun and very bright shade.
  • This cactus should be kept out of the rain and only watered when the potting mix is completely dry. In winter, it only needs a bit of water once a month.
  • Can be grown indoors in a very bright spot.
  • It should only be grown in a very well draining potting mix specially designed for cacti and succulents.

Fern Farm faviconSuggestions

  • Espostoa Lanata is a fascinating cactus with its woolly appearance.
  • Great collectors plant.
  • A fantastic cactus for pots that will make a statement on its own or as an addition to cactus pot arrangements.
  • Can be kept in a small pot for many years as it grows very slow.

Fern Farm faviconYour Plant

    • Plants are sent bare rooted (without pot or soil).
    • The root system will be sufficiently developed.
    • The plant is displayed in a 10 cm pot.
    • The plant will be same/similar to the one in the photos.
    • Plants are sent on Mondays and Tuesdays, so they arrive before the weekend.
    • Due to restrictions, we cannot post plants to WA, NT or TAS.
    • All succulents are for sale in Australia only.
    • Click here for more information about shipping.
    • Please choose your plant carefully as we do not provide refunds if you simply change your mind. Read our Refund Policy
    • If you have any questions about Espostoa Lanata or any of our other succulents online, please do not hesitate to contact us


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