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Carnegiea gigantea (Saguaro)

Carnegiea gigantea

The Saguaro cactus is one of the defining plants of the Sonoran Desert, with its large tree-like branches and beautiful blossoms. This cactus is very slow growing, requires little water and is extremely drought tolerant. The Saguaro cactus is great for attracting all types of desert wildlife, with some birds even calling the cactus home.

Plant Type Native, Cactus / Succulent
Exposure Full Sun
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 10 (30°F)Zone 11 (40°F)Zone 8 (10° F)Zone 9 (20° F)
Flower Color Creamy White
Flower Season Spring
Growth Rate Slow
Height 50ft
Spread 10-ft
Characteristics Award Winning, Great Foliage, Showy
Attracts Bees, Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Pollinators, Wildlife
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Banks and Slopes, Patio and Containers
Tolerance Drought, Dry Soil, Heat, Rocky Soil
Soil Type Sand
Soil PH Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
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