Saguaro Cacti are a common desert specimen plant that is easily recognizable by their distinctive shape and large tree-like size. Most will sprout arms (branches) as they age bending upward toward the desert sky. Standing tall from Palm Springs to Palm Desert; Saguaro Cacti can live as long as 200 years. The white, very fragrant, flowers bloom in late spring and only open at night. During the summer, Saguaro Cactus produce red fruit.