Never before, in the 15 years that I have been here for the length of time consisting of 2 months in May and June has this plant EVER produced this stalk. How exciting to think that it may bloom before I return to PA. It actually looks like a GIANT asparagus.
What do you think?
agave [əˈgeɪvɪ ˈægeɪv]
(Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Plants) any plant of the genus Agave, native to tropical America, with tall flower stalks rising from a massive, often armed, rosette of thick fleshy leaves: family Agavaceae. Some species are the source of fibres such as sisal or of alcoholic beverages such as pulque and tequila See also century plant
(Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Plants) an agave, Agave americana, native to tropical America but naturalized elsewhere, having very large spiny greyish leaves and greenish flowers on a tall fleshy stalk. It blooms only once in its life, after 10 to 30 years (formerly thought to flower after a century) Also called American aloe