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Pineapples

Postby Soummer » May 24, 2019 9:51 pm

Just for fun, I started a couple of pineapples from crowns last year. They are growing but I think they need more light than they get in my sunniest room. But it's still pretty cold out! How much Michigan weather can they take? Any tricks to get them to produce?
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Re: Pineapples

Postby LucyGoose » May 26, 2019 6:52 am

Interesting!
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Re: Pineapples

Postby Soummer » Jun 01, 2019 5:31 pm

Well its warmed up well enough to move them to the 3 season room. They seem happy enough. Soon, the great outdoors!
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Re: Pineapples

Postby LucyGoose » Jun 11, 2019 10:39 pm

Wow...that is cool!! So how long have you had them growing? I might have to try this....
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Re: Pineapples

Postby Soummer » Jun 19, 2019 8:42 am

Less than a year. I just cut the top off, pulled off the bottom inch or so of leaves and put it in bromeliad potting soil. I kept it moist until I saw growth, then slacked off a bit :lol:

I really need to repot them. One pot has no drainage (which I discovered after putting them outside and after the first soaking=drowning rain!) and they are both a little small now.
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