Pineapple, Anannas - Plant
Description for Pineapple, Anannas
The pineapple is a tropical plant with edible multiple fruit consisting of coalesced berries, also called pineapples, and the most economically significant plant in the Bromeliaceae family.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|pineapple sage||golden-yellow||September to October||2.00 to 3.00 feet||easy to grow|
Planting and care
Pineapples are easily propagated from either the fruit itself or the mother plant.
|Full sun||well-drained||Medium||68Â°F||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Pineapple
- Light: Pineapple prefer full sun, so give them plenty of light.
- Water: Water profusely throughout its life. Pineapples are truly tropical and do not thrive in cooler, drier weather, although they can withstand short bursts of rather cold weather.
- Soil: A rich typical potting mix will do fine, but make sure the drainage is immaculate. Pineapple should be watered from the top like other bromeliads.
- Fertilizer: Feed with a weak liquid fertilizer throughout the growing season.
Typical uses of Pineapple
Special features: Flowers may be used as a garnish, or may be added to fruit cocktails or salads.
Culinary use: pine-cone shaped fruit with a crown of stiff prickly leaves and sweet-tasting flesh.