Pineapple fruit plant Sugar Loaf, Ananas comosus


Pineapple fruit plant Sugar Loaf, Ananas comosus

Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterOrnamental foliageEdibleThorny or spinySubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

SugarLoaf is low acid pineapple originated from West Africa and has a mildly sweet flavor and an edible core. The variety is much thinner, taller and heavier in weight for its size than a regular golden pineapple; it has a dark green skin even when ripe and a creamy white interior fruit. Planted outside in tropical zones or as a patio/indoor plant in the north, Sugarloaf is a leading worldwide commercial variety. Self fruitful. Large pointed top, smooth leaf with serratted edge. Sugarloaf can can reach 10 pounds! White flesh. Even the core is edible. Also called Kona Sugarloaf. Excellent flavor, pretty plant and fruit.

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10"/3 gal pot
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$42.95