Some interesting facts about pineapples:
- Pineapples take about 18-20 months to become ready to harvest.
- One pineapple plant can produce one pineapple at a time.
- When European explorers first encountered the fruit in the Americas, they called them “pineapples” because of the resemblance to pine cones
- Pineapples are a cluster of hundreds of fruitlets.
- Pineapples regenerate! You can plant pineapple leaves to grow a new plant.
- A green pineapple can be just as sweet and delicious as a golden brown one.
- Besides fruit salads and tropical drinks, pineapples are also used to make wine.
- Pineapples ripen faster upside down