The included cacti will sprout quickly and last for years! There are four types of cacti seed in this deluxe kit, including the Giant Saguaro, Golden Barrel, Organ Pipe Cactus, and the Fishhook Barrel Cactus! These fascinating plants were introduced to the European world by Christopher Columbus and are still used today for food, drink, medicine, sealant, building materials, and toys. Your Dusty Desert Cacti will sprout in about 5 days and will last for years in the included terrarium! Safe for ages 4 and up!