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Agave americana


Agave americana  (Agave americana (Century plant))

This agave flower spike is leaning at my neighbor’s house. It popped up in March. This agave grows wild on the sides of the mesas here. Photo Dec. 1, 2023.



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I always admired agave flowers. They are massive. I assume that its going to die after the flower is over.
I grow one in the pot. Still tiny.

5 Dec, 2023

 

Yes, the stem dies, but so many babies are produced.

9 Dec, 2023

 

That flower stem is tremendous! 😲

My daughter gave me a potful of Aloe Vera last Saturday!

10 Dec, 2023

 

That’s the common size for the flower spikes, 30 to 35 ft tall (10 to 12m).

11 Dec, 2023



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