The delicious ornamental Pineapple Plant (Ananas comosus) is a beautiful houseplant or outdoor landscaping plant that has textural blades of foliage and curious blooms that form into juicy sweet Pineapples!
Enjoy the long arching greenery that grows like others in their Bromeliad family, sporting a spikey edge and architectural growth habit that lends itself to formal and informal gardens, planters and garden borders! Baby plants, called pups or daughters, form around the base for you to transplant or let colonize small areas for more fruit! Each forming a tall stalk that will hold a single spikey fruit aloft for you to admire!
After your plant is a few years old, you’ll see a colorful, spikey ball forming in the center as the bracts around it become rosy reds and pinks. Pinkish blooms poke out from these prickly clusters, calling pollinators and hummingbirds to assist pollination.
Grown for centuries in warm climates and indoors as unique air-cleaning houseplants, Pineapples provide texture, color and unique conversation starters anywhere you have a sunny area for them to grow in! Add interest poolside or in rows of potted plants. Combine with other plants in a mixed-planter to add intriguing textural elements.
The sharp edges of the leaves will create formidable barrier plants when planted in rows or groupings where you’d like to deter foot traffic.
The fruit of course can be eaten fresh, juiced, added to fruit salads or grilled to bring out the sweetness. Fantastic additions to any sweet or savory recipe, you’ll enjoy going out onto your back porch to harvest your own fruit for that breakfast smoothie or ham dinner!
Loving sun and well-drained soil, pineapples are tropical plants that require very little care and maintenance once established. Give your plant a full sun southern exposure, especially when grown indoors. Fertilize regularly and provide a humid environment with consistent soil moisture access.
Yes, you can grow your own unique fruit! Beautiful as well as delicious, the Pineapple Plant will be your new favorite home edible landscaping plant or houseplant! Grow more with NatureHills.com today!
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|Sprinter Pot||Equal to||.63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Ranges from||.31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume|
|6" Container||Equal to||1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#6 Container||Ranges from||5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Brand||Nature Hills' Choice|
|Botanical Name||Ananas comosus|
|Mature Height||3 - 4 feet|
|Mature Spread||3 - 4 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Soil||Well Drained Soil|
|Flower Color||Red, Yellow|
|Pruning Time||After Fruiting|