General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Plant Height: 1 to 4 feet
Plant Spread: 3 to 4 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Uses: Provides winter interest
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Other: Crown cuttings of the leafy tops of mature plants, or suckers that emerge along the stem.
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

Common names
  • Pineapple
  • Bromeliad

Photo Gallery
Location: Central Texas
Date: 2016-08-17
This Lava Burst Ananas is so bright and stunning where ever I mov
Photo by SarasotaPatty
Photo by SarasotaPatty
Photo by SarasotaPatty
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identification by GeoCoppens Dec 30, 2015 9:33 AM 6

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