After about 75 years, it may sprout its first branches or "arms." The branches begin as prickly balls, then extend out and upward.
The more branches the more flowers. At about 30 years the Saguaro can begin to flower and produce fruits and seeds.
Joy and Phil discussed and researched the lifestyle. They worked together for nearly five years in preparation for their dream of full time RV living. Phil retired in June 2004; they moved into the perfect motorhome; held the last garage sale; sold the vehicles, boat and house; bought the Ford Ranger; crossed off what seemed like thousands of to-dos on the lists and at last, the day of departure arrived. Welcome to our weblog and let the adventure begin!