Trichocereus peruvianus --Peruvian Torch Cactus--

An often confused species, after. Columnar cactus to 12'+, often sprawling or even prostrate. Glaucus blue-green, chunky stems to 6"+ diameter. Large brown felted areoles widely spaced. Armored with stout spines 1/2–3"+ long. Fragrant white nocturnal flowers and large edible fruits with a sweet white pulp. This species seems to be restricted to the valleys of the western Andean slopes of central and southern Peru, occuring between 6,500–11,000'. Seed grown plant