Ananas comosus 'Florida Special' produces delicious pineapples studded with red highlights.
Grow your own pineapple! Ananas comosus 'Florida Special' is commerically grown in Florida producing beautiful greenish to bluish fruits highlighted with red that are spineless with great flavour. The long, sturdy, lance-shaped foliage forms structural, succulent rosettes. Grow in containers outdoors in summer. Protect in winter. Makes a beautiful and easy houseplant.
Common Name: Pineapple
Family: Bromeliaceae (The Pineapple Family)
Zone Hardiness: 9-11
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: Green
Secondary Bloom Colour: Red
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Moist, Average
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - Central and South America
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