crested pineapple

houstonpat(9a)September 7, 2009

A totally dinky fruit. But what to do with the top? Not sure if cresting is a good thing at the expense of food. What do you think?

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Wow, that's some funkiness. I can't tell, are you going to be able to separate all of those, or are they kind of too closely developed to come apart with enough body? How does it taste?

    Bookmark   September 7, 2009 at 3:54PM
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aroideana(Tropical Australia)

I have seen some very cristate mutants .. commercial grower had overfertilized just a touch to much . Some of the heads were almost 1m with dozens and dozens of tiny tops . Almost impossible to seperate . If you leave the top to dry and grow before seperating many more will survive . I got an Ananas tricolour fruit that gave me over 30 plants .. and one is close to flowering now .

    Bookmark   September 7, 2009 at 6:11PM
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