Pineapple - F180

Ananas comosus

Holding an F180 Pineapple fruit in the hand for size

This selection is very sweet with low acidity. The pineapple makes a very attractive patio plant, which will reward you with fruit within 2 years. In the Bromeliad family it requires very well drained potting mix and a sunny warm position, otherwise very hardy.


Specifications of Pineapple - F180

Preferred Climate Tropical, SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From CuttingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 0-1m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Likes Temps above 5deg, Sometimes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Suitability in Pots Yes

Water Requirements Drought Hardy (Little Watering)

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%), Part (Sun:50-80%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Moderately Acidic (5.5-6.5)

Fruiting/Harvest Months January, February, March, December

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Pineapple - F180 Reviews & Tips

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★★★★ 6y ago

Bellbird Park, QLD, Australia

Everytime we buy a pineapple at the supermarket, it is selected not for its size or estimated taste, but for home many leaves it has on top, for its replantability. A truely renewable fruit ;)

★★★★ 9y ago


These are pups of my first successful 'supermarket' pineapple; i planted the top of a shop-bought one a couple of years ago, harvested my pineapple, ate it - it was delicious! and planted the two 'suckers'(?) that were growing off the parent plant.flow...

★★★★ 9y ago


It cut off the top of a pineapple which I bought from the local supermarket and planted in a pot 2 years ago.  It has great foliage but no fruit yet.

★★★ 10y ago

Unanderra, NSW, Australia

Growing more of a novelty to see how they perform in Wollongong's climate.  Growing slowly but surviving.

★★★★★ 10y ago

ËIDSVOLD, QLD, Australia

Great tasting fruit, minimal water usage, minimal sprays, super easy to grow

★★★★ 10y ago

roleystone, wa, aust

easy to grow, easy to propagate, good for landscaping, great in asian cooking,

11y ago


Planted a double header two good years ago, Its big now and in the ground. Im expecting a fruit sooooooooooon.It has finally fruited, two big one and I can see side fruit forming. Thats near four years

★★★ 12y ago

Calvert, QLD, Australia

I planted my pineapple because it was so yummy and it is so easy. Just pull a few leaves of the top base till you have some stem and put it in moist soil and don't water too much.

★★★★★ 12y ago

Clear Mountain, QLD, Australia

They take a while to fruit, but the tiny fruit looks wonderful and the mature fruit tastes so good!  A great looking plant and I use it as a border plant as well.

★★★★ 12y ago

Worongary, QLD, Australia

I take off all the tops of the pineapples I buy, and plant them in the garden.  They are quite an attractive plant (but very spiny), and look just like bromeliads.  They can take quite a while to form a pineapple, but as they are so easy to look afte...

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