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Name: tom beard
san diego (Zone 10a)
Jul 30, 2015 5:59 PM CST
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I have about five of these plants, and these 2 have flowered. the stems just shot up and then I have read that after
they flower the plant dies? is that true. They attract a lot of hummingbirds and june bugs...

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Jul 30, 2015 6:22 PM CST
Yes, Tom, the Agave will die after it blooms. It is monocarpic.
However, the stalk will produce plantlets after it finishes blooming, you could get hundreds of new little plants from it.
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Aug 1, 2015 12:51 PM CST
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Name: tarev
San Joaquin County, CA (Zone 9b)
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Aug 13, 2015 8:52 AM CST
Agree with Hetty! Lovely plants Tom! Enjoy the blooming show! Smiling

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