The Ananas comosus produces a single ornamental fruit at the centre of a crown of delicately coloured foliage. Also known as Dwarf or Miniature Pineapple plants, they have smaller fruits than the pineapples we’re used to seeing in the supermarket. It is grown more as an ornamental plant and the fruit it produces is edible but very bitter. When the pineapple drops off, you should get pups in the soil which you can re-pot and grow into whole new plants.
Studies have shown that the Pineapple is one of the most purifying plants by night. It can improve sleeping conditions and even reduce snoring
The desire for these statement plants has swept across Europe and Australia, but availability goes up and down, so don't hesitate when you see one
Gives every home a tropical touch with it's stunning fruit and coloured foliage
Easy to re-pot and grow new plants
A member of the bromeliad family, in its natural tropical habitat, the Pineapple Tree grows on the ground and is pollinated by hummingbirds