|Scientific Name||Carnegia gigantea|
|Principal Common Name||Saguaro|
|Description||A long-lived desert cactus that grows very slowly, only produces a few branches after it reaches 12-15 ft. It has prominent ribs and light brown spines. It blooms in late spring with large single white flowers that open at night and remain open until the next afternoon.|
|General Comments||Arizona State Flower|
|Height Range||50 - 0 FT|
|Spread Range||10 - 15 FT|
|Sunset Zones||12 : 13 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21|
|Form||Cactus : Small Tree|
|Ease of Growing||Average|
|Light Preferences||Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)|
|Watering Preferences||None : Sparse|
|Outstanding Features||Drought tolerant : Foliage : Form|
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