Pineapple
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Pineapples

Zone Los Chiles, Costa Rica, Central America | Miriam Gamboa added on November 1, 2017 | Answered

I would like some tips on growing pineapple organically: soil conditions, full sun or shade, fertilizing options, etc. Thanks!

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BushDoctor
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Answered on November 1, 2017

The first, and most important, thing will be the climate. This plant will not tolerate cool temperatures. As for nutrients- These are not picky. The trick is to make sure that you never use the nutrients at high concentration. It should be properly diluted. I have used cheap granular fertilizers, and Really expensive, top of the line liquid pharmaceutical grade nutrients. They respond well either way. These are full sun plants, and do like a little sand in the soil. This is not fully necessary but will help.

Here is an article that will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/pineapples/care-of-pineapple-plants.htm

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