Carnegiea gigantea
SAGUARO CACTUS
Cactaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen tree or cactus

Hardiness zones: 9b-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to dry between watering

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly alkaline to alkaline

Tolerances: high wind
16m
Plant habit
 
3m

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Origins: USA, Mexico

Other Botanical Names: Cereus giganteus, Pilocereus engelmannii, P. giganteus

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Carnegiea gigantea
SAGUARO CACTUS
Cactaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen tree or cactus

Hardiness zones: 9b-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to dry between watering

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly alkaline to alkaline

Tolerances: high wind
16m
Plant habit
 
3m

FEATURES

Flowers: white

Flowering Time: early summer

Bark & Stems: spines


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits contemporary & dry style designs

Uses: pot, large planter, accents

Growth rate: slow

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: deer resistant






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