Pineapple is one of the wonderful interior species that have an amazing color, but when the necessary conditions are not provided it is very difficult to bloom, especially if it is around concrete floor tiles for the yard.
The origin of Pineapple is Paraguay and Brazil.
Within Bulgaria, this plant is used mainly as an interior, due to its demanding temperature conditions, but tolerates planting in pots.
It can also be used as a garden plant, but with harvesting in the winter. It is best used as an accent in interior design.
Its leaves are large, oblong and serrated on its periphery. Its colors are very attractive, having the shape of a cob. подови плочки за двор
In size in our country Pineapple reaches about 80 cm in height and about 70 in width, in its natural habitat or a place with similar conditions can reach larger sizes.
To have a beautiful and long-lasting pineapple (Ananas comosus) one of the factors is to be exposed to light. Direct sunlight contributes a lot to its beautiful blooms.
It can be found in a variety of colors, but the most characteristic are red and pink.
Regarding lighting, it is important in winter to place the plant in such a place that it is constantly lit, while in summer it is good to place it in such a way that it is in diffused light.
Summer sun rays can cause the leaves to burn.
Pineapple does not like too high temperatures, but does not tolerate too low, it grows best at medium temperatures. Winter temperatures that are favorable for it are 10 – 15 degrees, and summer are 15 – 25 degrees.
This species loves high humidity, so it is good to spray the leaves in the summer to provide the necessary humidity and reduce transpiration.
Pineapple (Ananas comosus) In winter the substrate on which the plant grows should be kept moist, and in summer it should be watered regularly, but leaving the soil to dry between every two waterings. A soil mixture is suitable for potted plants.
The soil mixture for potted plants is best for Pineapple when it is composed of equal parts peat, decomposed manure, sand and garden soil.
For maximum decorative effect and proper development of the plant, it is fertilized with a weak fertilizer every month.
If in winter the temperatures are too high for the season, feeding is done every two months.
Propagation is done by shoots or through top rosettes, sown directly into the soil mixture.