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By Rosie38

United Kingdom Gb

does anybody know how to care for a 'pineapple plant' do they have any special requirements. I have had this one for two years and over-winter it in the greenhouse, it is thriving well but I'm not quite sure how to deal with it.




Eucomis. Fertilize once a month, water regularly and enjoy. If after the foliage dies back and part of the bulb is exposed, cover with dirt or the snails will attack. Dividing is tricky. I waited for 2 years after getting new shoots because the new bulbs were too connected to the main bulb to divide. They do best in the sun - in the shade the flowering stem gets too long and it flops over.

18 Jul, 2010


thanks for the answer, it looks like the pineapple plant will be on the move into the glorious British sun!

18 Jul, 2010

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