By Jacob Hoffman
The pineapple is a tropical plant with edible multiple fruit consisting of coalesced berries, and the most economically significant plant in the Bromeliaceae family. Pineapples may be cultivated from a crown cutting of the fruit, possibly flowering in 20–24 months and fruiting in the following six months. Pineapple does not ripen significantly post-harvest.
Pineapples are consumed fresh, cooked, juiced, and preserved, and are found in a wide array of. In addition to consumption, in the Philippines the pineapple's leaves are used to produce the textile fiber pina- employed as a component of wall paper and furnishings, amongst other uses.
- its class is Lilopsida
- skin is yellowish green, inside is yellow
- football shaped
- tastes sweet and tart at the same time
- distinguishing characteristics of the pineapple are its unique taste and weird shape
- Pineapples are loaded with vitamins and minerals including vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, phosphorus, and potassium. It is also rich in fiber and calories. On top of it all, this fruit is low in fat and cholesterol. All the nutrients it contains promote good health.
- pineapples are good for colds and couughs
- one pineapple plant produces only one pineapple every 2 years