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Ananas comosus

Pineapple is part of the Ananas genus. Its scientific name is Ananas comosus. A type of edible fruit / ornamental, it mainly grows as a perennial plant - which means it typically grows best over a long period (from 3 years+). Pineapple normally grows to a stemless habit. Sugarloaf, Kona sugarloaf, Dinar, Dwarf, and Smooth cayenne are some of the most popular varieties of Pineapple for home gardeners to grow.

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How to grow Pineapple

Growing Pineapple from seed

Transplanting Pineapple

Companion plants for Pineapple

These plants have been known to grow well alongside Pineapple so consider planting:

Repellent plants for Pineapple

These plants will not grow well with Pineapple so avoid planting these within close proximity:

Common Pineapple problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Pineapple plants:

Pineapple Etymology

The botanical epithet is from the Latin comosus meaning “furnished with tufts of leaves or hairs”

Other names for Pineapple


Pineapple care instructions

How long does Pineapple take to grow?

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