Plant Care: How to Grow Pineapple

Plant Type
Perennial Fruiting Plant, Bromeliad

Harvest Season
Spring - Summer; generally 6 to 18 months or when large enough

Mature Size
1-3 ft

Soil & Moisture
Moist, well-drained loose soil, rich in nutrients, drought resistant.

Light Requirements
Full Sun, Part Shade

Self-Fertile
Yes

Growth Rate
Medium to Slow

Zone Hardiness
Outdoors 9-11 with frost protection while young;  Patio/Greenhouse 4+

Propagation