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Carnegiea gigantea

Native range: Sonoran Desert

Known names: Saguaro Cactus

Hardiness: ~15°F, keep dry in the cold!

Mature Size: ~15' in 100 years!

Light: Best in direct, full sun.

Water: If possible, avoid much winter water, maybe once a month. Water more often during summer.

Soil: Fast draing, coarse succulent soil

Dormancy Period: Winter

Pet-Safe: No

Plant Size: Grown in 2.5" pot


Saguaros are one of the most iconic, stereotypical cactus that represents the deserts of the Southwest! Keep in mind that these are BEYOND slow-growing. This plant is about 5 years old!!! Grows to a whopping 1' in 20 years!

Carnegiea gigantea (Saguaro Cactus) [2.5"]

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