agave americana :
- n widely cultivated American monocarpic plant with greenish-white flowers on a tall stalk; blooms only after ten to twenty years and then dies
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- Jack's beanstalk has nothing on Maxine Holden's Century Plant in Pearl River
The legend of Jack and the beanstalk is getting some stiff competition in Pearl River. There, Maxine Holden is nurturing a 30-foot-tall Century Plant that has finally rewarded her with its once-in-a-lifetime bloom.Holden's Century Plant, also called an Agave americana,...
July 11, 2013 - New Orleans Times-Picayune