Espostoa Lanata / Peruvian Old Man Cactus Cactus
Slow growing tree shaped cactus branching at the top with age, 1,5 to 7 m tall. It is a densely hairy species, covered by a warm woolly coat and well adapted to high altitudes, the main difference is the presence of sharp spines.
The flowers are nocturnal, funnel form, nearly hidden by the wool, up to 5,5 cm long and 3,5 cm in diameter, white to purple. Flowers late spring, early summer.