Another Tall Tale from Texas

giant-asparagaus

Texas “asparagus”* grows tall, as tall as though sprouted from Jack’s magic beans.

Giant. Like everything else.

"Corn Grows Big in Texas"
“Corn Grows Big in Texas”
"The Kind We Grow in Texas"
“The Kind We Grow in Texas”

*Photo of agave plant on Guenther Street in King William Historic District, April 29, 2013

Update added on June 25, 2013: This vintage series of photographs of “trophy” fruits and vegetables is wonderful.