A plant named Agave which is pronounced as ah-gah-vay- is centuries-old plant and is used in many ingredients. It gives off nectar which is called honey water.
Watch this mysterious plant which reached a height of 15 ft in one month
It blooms only once in 100 years and tequila is made up of this plant. Agave was considered as a gift from Gods and its liquid was used as a flavor in drinks and food.
This plant is also used as a sweeter by those who are health conscious. Its liquid is sweeter than ordinary sugar.
A small quantity of its liquid can make any food sweeter than sugar. This plant is pollinated by hummingbirds and the bats that are fond of nectar.
There is a misconception that Agave plant stores a blatant amount of food reserves and then bloom after 20 to 30 years after storing enough amounts of food reserves.
Agave in Cambridge University’s botanic garden began to sprout after almost sixty years and it was dormant from 1962 till now.
Agave was only a foot tall but now it has grown up to 15 feet and it is going to burst the roof of the greenhouse.
It was unable to guess which plant is this but suddenly after a few days it started sprouting and experts came to know that it is Agave.
A number of people come to visit this plant and they wish to see this plant blooming. Its type is still not known by the experts and they say that this plant blooms only once in its lifetime.
Agave is related to the asparagus family and it has more than 100 species it is also known as the century plant as it blooms once in the whole life.
The assistant of glasshouse named Barbara Griffith measures the height of its plant and it grows 10 centimeters every day.
The visitors who came to see this plant just attach their names to it and this reserves its growth. These are desert plants and they need less water but in spring and autumn, they require more water.
Some of its species are used for tequila while others are used to make ropes, shoe sole, and for fuel as well.
This plant first sprouted on June 15 but now it has reached to hit the wall of the greenhouse. Most of these plants grow in Mezcal and tequila while others are completely wild.
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