I never knew pineapples grow on trees. To be fair, I grew up on a farm where we raised cattle and took care of corn fields, so tropical fruits were not our forte.
I've been growing ginger, coriander, lemons, and basil in my home for years now. My kids love eating the fruits and vegetables I grow, but they would never help me out with taking care of the plants. I can't blame them, I wasn't into gardening when I was in middle school either.
But when my daughter started to become obsessed with pineapples, I asked her if she'd be willing to grow and take care of her very own pineapple tree. I promised her it wouldn't take much time out of her day, and it would be something fun to do.
We bought a fresh pineapple from the supermarket, and decided to grow it in our living room. I was surprised when my son wanted to help too!
It's actually pretty simple, and you only need to follow these five steps to get a pineapple growing in your home.
That being said, you must be patient. They don't grow overnight!