Pineapple Harvesting: Tips For Picking Pineapple Fruits

By Amy Grant I love pineapple but have a devil of a time picking the ripest fruit when I’m at the grocers. There are all kinds of people with all kinds of sage advice regarding picking the best fruit; some of it is ridiculous, some sounds sane enough and some actually works. How about picking pineapple fruits from homegrown plants? How do you know when to pick a pineapple and how to harvest a pineapple plant? When to Pick a Pineapple Pineapple is a most amazing seedless fruit called a syncarp. This basically means that the fruit is produced from the fusion of several flowers into one large fruit. These herbaceous perennials are easy to grow and only get to between 2 ½ and 5 feet tall, making them a perfect size for most gardens or as a potted plant. When the plant produces flowers, it is considered to be


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