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Carnegia gigantea (Giant Saguaro)

Type: Species | Edit History      Plant ID - 501299

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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Cactaceae
Genus: Carnegia
Species: Carnegia gigantea
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  • Cacti
  • Succulent
Zones / Hardiness edit
  • 9a (to 25 F / -4 C)
  • 9b (to 30 F / -1 C)
  • 10a (to 35 F / 2 C)
  • 10b (to 40 F / 4 C)
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  • 40 to 60 feet (12 to 18 m)
Spread (Maximum) edit
  • 1 1/2 to 2 feet (45 to 60 cm)
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  • Dry
  • Poor
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Bloom Colour edit
  • White
  • Cream
Wildlife Value edit
  • Bees
  • Bird - food (fruit/berries/insects/seeds)
  • Bird - shelter (nesting/thorns)
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Other names for this plant:
Cereus giganteus

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