Ananas (Pineapples)

ELITE GOLD
store bought tops
Zone 9 – 11

Pineapple ‘Elite Gold’ produces a beautiful gold colour, both inside and out.

Year Acquired: 2015 – Fall

Fruit/Blossom
2016: Blossom
2017: Blossom/Fruit
2018:

 

FLORIDA SPECIAL
Zone 9 – 11

Golden, high flavoured flesh bred for Florida pineapple production by Libby Fruit Company. Florida Special pineapple produces a golden-fleshed fruit with great flavour. Ripening fruit has shown to take temperatures down to the mid 30’s without internal damage.

Year Acquired: 2017 – Spring

Fruit/Blossom
2017: Neither
2018:

 

SMOOTH CAYENNE
Zone 9 – 11

High sugar 5-6lb fruit spineless a hawaiian variety, this cultivar produces 5-6 lb pineapples with pale yellow flesh. The fruit has high sugar and acid content.

Year Acquired: 2017 – Spring

Fruit/Blossom
2017: Neither
2018:

 

SUGARLOAF
Zone 9 – 11

Unusually sweet, with edible core 5-6lb fruit, like eating honey! Sometimes called white sugarloaf or kona sugar loaf. This pineapple variety has smooth leaves. Fruit is white with a high sugar content but low acid.

Year Acquired: 2017 – Spring

Fruit/Blossom
2017: Neither
2018:

 

WHITE JADE
Zone 9 – 11

Sweetest Hawaiian out there, 100% edible core. Most highly sought after hawaiian variety. The white fleshed fruit is ultra sweet, with very low acidity. The beautiful blue grey leaves are spineless which makes handling much more enjoyable. Best suited for backyard container gardens. ‘white jade’ will produce a tasty reward far better than anything found in the grocery store.

Year Acquired: 2017 – Spring

Fruit/Blossom
2017: Neither
2018:

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