Botanical Name: Ananas nanus
Height: 18 - 24 inches.
Spacing: 18 - 24 inches.
Depth: Outside in well drained, fertile, humus rich soil in full sun. For potted indoors, plant in loose potting mix in bright light and a draft free location.
Spread: 18 - 24 inches.
Sun/Shade: Full sun/partial shade.
Color: Purple or red with yellow bracts.
Foliage: Long recurved dark green leaves with marginal spines.
Fruit: Edible miniature pineapple. This plant produces one pineapple fruit.
Form: Tender tropical plant.
Flower Form: Cone shaped inflorescences.
Soil Requirements: See planting requirements.
Growth Rate: Moderate to slow growth rate.
Pruning: Cut off spent blooms after flowering and fruiting.
Comments: Tropical plant for the patio or Summer garden. Cute miniature pineapple adorns the plant in Summer. Choose a sunny location in your garden for friends and neighbors to admire. Can be planted in a decorative container so you may enjoy it indoors during the Winter months.
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