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Look at what I found in my greenhouse.

Discussion in 'Indoor & Greenhouse Gardening' started by catjac1975, Mar 7, 2017.

  1. Mar 7, 2017
    catjac1975

    catjac1975 Garden Master

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    I was reorganizing my plants to make room for more seedlings. Look what I found on my pineapple plant. pineapple bloom 2017.jpg
     
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    catjac1975

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    seedling 1 2017.jpg Seedlings started with my boys.
     
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    That looks great, cat! How long do you think it will take the pineapple to mature? I have never had the patience (or room) to keep one long enough to fruit.
     
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    Nyboy

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    Florist shop here will sell pineapple plants with a mini pineapple growing for $250
     
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    Wow admit never thought to buy or grow but very impressive @catjac1975 :celebrate
     
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    catjac1975

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    If I remember correctly around 8 months from bloom set. You can cut off a pineapple top from the grocery store, dry it a bit, put it on the soil, keep in moist, and be patient. I had one eaten one summer, I was just about to pick and eat, when I came outside one morning and saw a big chuck taken out of it. I left it and the next night it was pretty much finished off. Judging by the size off the bite I figure it was a deer. After I eat this one I will add the top to my bucket of plants. I have kept it going for around 17 years. Not hard-just a lot of patience.
     
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    I think I have seen the same at home depot for around $30.
     
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    Here I opened thread thinking you found my seeds.....

    Congrats on pineapple.
     
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    I have one sitting on kitchen counter. Love eating them hate skinning them.
     
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