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Cheese Pine Pineapple
« on: April 15, 2017, 08:07:25 PM »
Hi i was wondering if anyone has ever grown A pineapple that's called Cheese Pine. if you have grown it and had a chance to taste one let me know what you thought about it
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Re: Cheese Pine Pineapple ?
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2017, 08:52:47 PM »
I haven't personally, but have heard that Cheese Pine is supposedly excellent. 

Most of the guys here have only had the Agristarts varieties-  Sugarloaf, White Jade, etc.

Maybe Oscar has had it.  He has some rare pineapples.

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Re: Cheese Pine Pineapple ?
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2017, 09:03:50 PM »
Hi thanks for the info.... i haven't got to try cheese pine as of yet but i did get lucky to find a guy who has been growing many different variety of pineapples and one of them was Cheese pine and he sent me a few slips to grow my self but still a long ways to go before i will get to try one out.... the guy i got them from got most of his from the USDA back when they were offering free samples of germplasm to grow from but they don't offer samples anymore not sure why.... but i just wondered if others have heard of cheese pine pineapple too and what they thought of it.... i grow many different variety of pineapple myself i listed below.... some of the harder to get ones that i have still have a ways to go before there ready to fruit and send up Pups   

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Re: Cheese Pine Pineapple ?
« Reply #3 on: April 15, 2017, 09:57:18 PM »
Yeah.  I've seen some of your posts on GW.  Which ones have you fruited?  Didn't you have a red Spanish fruit?


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Re: Cheese Pine Pineapple ?
« Reply #4 on: April 15, 2017, 11:37:54 PM »
Yeah my red spanish already fruited i got 6 offsets from the one plant now I'm waiting for them to flower again maybe around winter time not sure. few of my others have already flowered and should be ready by august sometime.... the only one's that haven't flowered already are (Monte Lirio) (Kaua'i Sugarloaf) (Sweet Stripes) ( Both queen pineapple) and (Cheese pine) still have along ways to go before flowering but i cant wait...

the red spanish grow pretty fast growing from slips 1 year of plant growth to being flowed and than fruit ready in 6 months the spines on the leaves are nasty and will cut the crap out of you and they break off into the skin best to wear gloves when messing with them lol
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Re: Cheese Pine Pineapple ?
« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2017, 12:06:55 AM »
Never heard of Cheese pine pineapples. Found some Chula brand at Walmart and Sarita Gold at Flea market. Have not tasted them yet.

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Re: Cheese Pine Pineapple ?
« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2017, 12:45:34 AM »
Hi i was wondering if anyone has ever grown A pineapple that's called Cheese Pine. if you have grown it and had a chance to taste one let me know what you thought about it


Here is a post I made a few years ago on Gardenweb where the Cheese pine pineapple was discussed. http://forums.gardenweb.com/discussions/2191339/my-new-pineapples

DGHays passed away relatively soon after that post and I was never able to get the cheese pine from him but I did get a Royal Hawaiian from him I think though.

edit: I just read through the entire post and I see you posted in the thread last year.
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Re: Cheese Pine Pineapple ?
« Reply #7 on: April 17, 2017, 11:45:58 AM »
Hi i was wondering if anyone has ever grown A pineapple that's called Cheese Pine. if you have grown it and had a chance to taste one let me know what you thought about it


Here is a post I made a few years ago on Gardenweb where the Cheese pine pineapple was discussed. http://forums.gardenweb.com/discussions/2191339/my-new-pineapples

DGHays passed away relatively soon after that post and I was never able to get the cheese pine from him but I did get a Royal Hawaiian from him I think though.

edit: I just read through the entire post and I see you posted in the thread last year.


Hi so i see you were one of the lucky ones to get samples from the USDA how did they turn out do you still grow any of them?
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Re: Cheese Pine Pineapple ?
« Reply #8 on: May 02, 2017, 08:17:27 PM »
Here's what the USDA has to say about Cheese Pine Pineapple

A specimen known as Cheese Pineócollected in Guatemala in 1935ómay be sweeter and richer in vitamin C than any other pineapple in the collection. And Pseudananas sagenarius, brought from the Rio Negro region of Argentina in 1938, always gets a second glance. Not a true pineapple, but a member of the same plant family nonetheless, P. sagenarius boasts a botanical quirk: The sharp, thornlike spines along its leaves arch away from the leaf tip instead of towards it. Itís an oddity that some experts are quick to notice.
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Re: Cheese Pine Pineapple
« Reply #9 on: February 13, 2018, 11:36:32 AM »
Wanted to let everyone know that my cheese pine pineapple plant has flowered once I'm able to see it better I will post a photo
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Re: Cheese Pine Pineapple
« Reply #10 on: February 13, 2018, 01:28:11 PM »
Congratulations, Iím very interested in what it tastes like. Hopefully it will be sweet enough to balance the high vitamin C.

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Re: Cheese Pine Pineapple
« Reply #11 on: February 13, 2018, 01:34:43 PM »
Congratulations, Iím very interested in what it tastes like. Hopefully it will be sweet enough to balance the high vitamin C.

Simon

Thanks. I sure hope it turns out good the plant itself got pretty beat up during all the cold days we got last month. But it did do a lot better than the white sugarloaf did so hopefully we shell see
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Re: Cheese Pine Pineapple
« Reply #12 on: February 19, 2018, 11:57:27 AM »
Update. i wanted to share a photo with everyone of the Cheese Pineapple plant flower

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Re: Cheese Pine Pineapple
« Reply #13 on: February 20, 2018, 03:53:47 PM »
That looks awesome Jimmy! Hopefully itís as sweet as what the literature says.

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Re: Cheese Pine Pineapple
« Reply #14 on: February 28, 2018, 01:33:20 PM »
Cheese pine Pineapple getting bigger... if you look at the 2nd photo you can tell its going to be a small pineapple around
the size of a baby pineapple maybe smaller only time shell tell :)





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Re: Cheese Pine Pineapple
« Reply #15 on: March 15, 2018, 01:30:02 PM »
Update Cheese Pine Pineapple getting bigger plus crown starting

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Re: Cheese Pine Pineapple
« Reply #16 on: March 15, 2018, 03:52:33 PM »
It has quite a lot of flowers, looks like itís going to be good size!

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Re: Cheese Pine Pineapple
« Reply #17 on: May 15, 2018, 05:25:17 PM »
Update. Cause i only have 1 Cheese Pine Pineapple plant at the time i wont be getting very many slips or suckers to offer anyone this season... i will keep other updated if your interested :)
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Re: Cheese Pine Pineapple
« Reply #18 on: May 15, 2018, 05:52:38 PM »
Iím definitely interested in a cheese pine slip if/when you have one available. Keep us updated Jimmy!

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Re: Cheese Pine Pineapple
« Reply #19 on: May 16, 2018, 02:44:54 PM »
Newly potted Cheese Pine Pineapple plant's

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