Live about 100-120 years
Height up to 40-60 feet tall
Weight (full grown) up to 3200-4800 lbs
Woody Part of dead saguaro had been used as building material
Grows only in the Sonoran Desert (naturally) southern AZ northern Mexico (JGL note: pre-Flood there probably was a more uniform environment and the cactus was probably more wide spread.)
Protected in AZ
Diseases: Fasciation (abnormal growth of part of the plant-can be due to various factors); Bacterial Rot.
(info from www.desertmuseum.org and Wikipedia and NPS)