Pineapple Plant

An African flower - looking like a miniature pineapple plant.
Common name : Pineapple Plant
Scientific name : Eucomis comosa
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Category : Perennials
Type of plant : Perennial
Sun loving
Sun loving
Full description for Eucomis comosa not yet available.

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Caracteristics

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Frost-resistance High
Zone USDA 7a
Height 30 - 150
pH 6 - 8

Plant my pineapple plant

Plant preferably between September and the end of November or between March and the end of April, when the winter reserves are formed and the temperatures are not too low. Bury the roots a few centimeters so that the foliage is flush. Fill and pack well around the plant so as not to leave a pocket of air. Water copiously just after planting. If you are planting in a pot, use one whose volume corresponds to that of the plant, otherwise you will have to water it too often. You can use gravel at the bottom under mixture of soil, compost or compost for better drainage.

Water my pineapple plant

Water regulary in the first weeks. Try to avoid watering on sunny afternoons to minimize the amount of moisture lost to evaporation. If your plant is in a pot, check the top soil in the pot either by looking at it or touching it with your finger. In any case, if it hasn’t rained in a month, water !

Shelter my pineapple plant

You have to shelter or protect this plant for the winter season.

Put outside my pineapple plant

Take your potted plant out right after the last frosts.

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