Indoor Pineapple Culture

How to Grow a Pineapple Kaua'i Sugarloaf fruit is ready to be harvested
Plants are easily grown from the leafy tops of pineapple fruits. See details.
When to Fertilize
Pineapples are slow growers and prefer a light, constant feeding. See details.
When to Water 
Although pineapples can withstand drought, they prefer moist, acidic, loamy soil to grow well. See details.
Forcing Bloom Kaua'i Sugarloaf with ripe fruit.
It generally takes 2 years for a plant to reach flowering size. See details. Fruit was harvested on September 25, 2015. It was very sweet, juicy, no acid, and coreless.
How Much Light? Pineapple Topics
An unobstructed southern exposure offers the most direct sun. If your pineapple receives less than 8 hours of sunlight a day, a supplemental light source is needed to obtain optimum growth. See details. Pineapple Update | Plant Description
Crown Preparation | Planting | Fertilizing | Watering
Temperature/Humidity | Light | Pruning | Pests & Diseases
Troubleshooting Chart | Flowering & Fruiting | Harvesting
Propagation | Varieties | Buy Plants | Bromeliad Links

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