We recommend checking your saguaros for flower buds now.
may also be sending up flower stalks. For
Agave deserti, parryi
, start checking plants in May.
A recommended schedule for monitoring is below. Remember, for saguaros and other columnar cacti, you should tag individual plant and monitor the same plants over time. For agave, you should keep watch for flower stalks and then once you see a stalk, register the plant in
. If your agave occurs in a group of plants, you can register these as a "patch" when you add your plant into the system.