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Ananas comosus 'Florida Special'


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Ananas comosus 'Florida Special' produces delicious pineapples studded with red highlights.


Description:
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

Height: 12-24"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Green

Secondary Bloom Colour: Red

Class: Evergreen

Type: Tender

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Moist, Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits:

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:

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Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - Central and South America

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