Century plant, 33 feet tall, reaffirms couple's faith


Last updated 6/1/2022 at 5:31pm

Kelly and Greg Ullery with their century plant. Village News/Rick Monroe photo

Rick Monroe

Special to the Village News

Measuring 33 feet tall, the century plant at the home of Kelly and Greg Ullery on Los Aliso Drive in Fallbrook achieved that height in four months.

"It's amazing," said Kelly. "It was on Feb. 1 that I noticed the stalk start up a couple feet. And it hasn't stopped."

Greg, a retired surveyor, had a measuring pole to check the plant's height.

"When it stops flowering is when it will stop growing," Kelly said. "I've seen other century plants around town, but not as tall as this. It's still growing, but I don't know for how long."

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