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Carnegiea gigantea

Family: cactaceae
Common name(s): Sahuara, Saguaro, Giant Cactus
Hardiness ratings: USDA zone 8~9 - 10~11

General resources

  • Wikipedia. Online encyclopedia entry (if defined).
  • Google images. Web search for photographs.
  • GRIN. Taxonomical details, with common names, distribution, and synonyms.
  • The Plant List. Taxonomical lookup

Links for Carnegiea gigantea

  • All Things Plants - Community-assembled plant profile (15 photos)
  • Cal's Plant of the Week - Profile for plant, primarily relating to pot culture, with notes on culture and propagation. (1 photo)
  • Dave's Garden PlantFiles - Profile page with horticultural basics, and member-contributed photos and comments. (zone 8-11) (55 photos)
  • Denver Botanic Gardens - Description, native range, and cultural requirements. (zone 9)
  • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Plant description and characteristics with notes on distribution, culture, and propagation. (34 photos)
  • Las Pilitas Nursery - Catalog page about this California native, with description and horticultural basics. (zone 9-10) (1 photo)
  • Rob's Plants - Plant profile with basic horticultural information and often personal observations. Also seed germination records. (zone 8-11) (2 photos)
  • Virginia Tech Dendrology - Factsheet with botanical characteristics and photos of various features. (3 photos)

Last updated:27 Jun 2015