“Epic Fall: The McAllens’ Fortune Crumbles Amidst High-Stakes Gamble”

An Epoch of Secrets

For generations, spanning back to his great-grandparents, grandparents, father, and now James himself, they had unearthed more than 500 of these coveted plants.

Almost 50 were harvested in their debut year alone. Yet, such prolific numbers would draw attention. Thus, when James joined the quest, they limited themselves to selling a maximum of three plants each year.