Get the starting pineapple plant
- Buy a nice looking pineapple from the store
- Twist off the top from the pineapple
- Remove some of the leaves near the bottom of the pineapple top
- Put the crown in a container or a cut-off bottle, 2 – 4 cm / 1 – 2 inches deep
- Wait for roots to grow
Pineapples are very delicious and nutritious. They’re rich in Vitamin C and phytochemicals which are good for the immune system. Many people want to know how to grow pineapple fruits because of the many uses it can offer. Aside from its nutritional value, its juice can also be applied in cooking processes such as for marinades.
For those who want to plant a pineapple stem, you’ll need a sharp knife, 12-inch pot, dry room, organic compost, potting soil, water and, of course, a pineapple.
It’s very easy to grow a pineapple at home. All you need is a pineapple. Make sure it’s ripe enough (but not too ripe); it has green, healthy leaves by the stem and it doesn’t have molds. Once you’ve consumed the fruit, you only need to rip off the stem and plant it. The tricky part is on the growing process. You need to care for it so that it can successfully grow.
The origin of pineapples is native to Paraguay and Southern Brazil. Before the arrival of Columbus, the Indians spread it across Central and South America towards the West Indies. It was when Columbus found it in the year 1493 in Guadaloupe when he was able to carry it to Spain.
Pineapples then spread through the entire globe via sailing ships that consumed it as a means of protection against the scurvy disease.
Growing Pineapples from the cut off end or the top of it video…