Similar to a giant artichoke, formed by an impressive rosette of bluish gray leaves.
Its flower is in stem up to 4 and a half meters tall with orange and yellow flowers.
The flowering is so big and grows so fast that it sucks all the survival resources of the mother plant, which after flowering dies, leaving a new generation with it.
It was important “factory” (secondary name), pertinent, due to the diversity of use to which “remote times” were used.
From the fibers obtained from its leaves, ropes and fabrics were made
Until today, tequila is made from the juice of the Mexican
Drought resistant and withstands temperatures down to -18 ° C
Can be planted in pots
It is a noteworthy example
With flower and without flower it makes a difference