Carnegiea gigantea

Saguaro Cactus.
  • Green
  • Cylindrical
  • Cylindrical
  • Over 1m
  • Sun or Part Shade
  • Sun or Part Shade
  • Collectable (63mm)
  • High
  • High

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Features

Also Known as Saguaro Cactus.
Habit A tree like columnar cactus that grows quite large with time. They can live up to 150 years. The trunk has vertical ridges and sharp, rigid spines.
Height Very slow growing - A 50 year old Saguaro can grow as tall as 2m, and after 100 years can grow as tall as 12m.
Colour Green in colour. Can become darker with age, turning a grey/brown colour.
Flowers Large white flowers can appear after reaching 30 years of age. Also produces red, fleshy fruit.
Aspect Happy in either a full sun or part shade position.
Ouch Factor High - Spines are needle like and quite sharp. Handle with caution.
Uses A collector’s delight. Fabulous grown in a pot. A wonderful feature for a rockery garden or desert garden once large enough.
Product Size Collectables Range - Pot is 63mm in width and 60mm in height (not including plant). Plant comes fully established in pot.
Can be shipped to Due to quarantine restrictions, this item can only be shipped to areas within Western Australia (WA).

Features

Also Known as 
Saguaro Cactus.
Habit 
A tree like columnar cactus that grows quite large with time. They can live up to 150 years. The trunk has vertical ridges and sharp, rigid spines.
Height 
Very slow growing - A 50 year old Saguaro can grow as tall as 2m, and after 100 years can grow as tall as 12m.
Colour 
Green in colour. Can become darker with age, turning a grey/brown colour.
Flowers 
Large white flowers can appear after reaching 30 years of age. Also produces red, fleshy fruit.
Aspect 
Happy in either a full sun or part shade position.
Ouch Factor 
High - Spines are needle like and quite sharp. Handle with caution.
Uses 
A collector’s delight. Fabulous grown in a pot. A wonderful feature for a rockery garden or desert garden once large enough.
Product Size 
Collectables Range - Pot is 63mm in width and 60mm in height (not including plant). Plant comes fully established in pot.
Can be shipped to 
Due to quarantine restrictions, this item can only be shipped to areas within Western Australia (WA).
This description is based on our research and on the observations made as it grows in our nursery, in our gardens and in other gardens. Observations are based around the climate and enviroment of Perth (Western Australia), and different characteristics may be observed if grown in other regions.

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