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Saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea)

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Saguaro

Carnegiea gigantea

  • The blossom of the Saguaro is the state wildflower of Arizona
  • Large tree-like columnar cactus that develops arms as it ages
  • Long-lived cacti and the largest cacti in the United States
  • Archetypes of the Wild West

One look at the Saguaro, botanical name Carnegiea gigantea, is all it takes to fall in love with this iconic tree-like cactus. Native to the Sonoran Desert in Arizona, Sonora, Mexico, and the Imperial County areas of California, this treasure of the American Southwest has made numerous appearances in classic Western films, and we like to use them to add visual interest and curb appeal to all kinds of landscapes. There is no doubt that the sight of these magnificent cacti in a yard is a show stopper! Moon Valley Nurseries has majestic Saguaro cactus for sale in a variety of sizes, and we grow and nurture them so that they are ready to thrive in your yard!

Saguaro cactus thrives in a location that gets plenty of full sun exposure. They truly are a perfect plant for any water-wise landscape. Once established, they have little to moderate watering needs with high drought tolerance.

Mature Saguaros are sure to attract the right attention. Once they mature, they develop the arms that make them one of the most stunning natural wonders of the desert. Of course, young ones are worth eyeballing too, and we like mass planting them at any size and in any landscape so that they can create a picturesque scene worthy of an American Southwest painting!

Visit Moon Valley Nurseries today and prepare to be wowed by our impressive selection of Saguaro cacti! Our nursery experts will be glad to help you handpick the perfect specimen for the perfect spot in your yard! Allow our professional planting crew to do the installation so that you can come home to a beautiful yard that is sure to be the envy of your neighborhood!