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Galka

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Let's talk about pineapple again
« on: August 21, 2019, 01:20:40 PM »
I had an amazing pineapple to taste this year. Bought two plants at a Flea Market with no name tag but they looked very healthy and different from what I grow. The seller didn't know the variety name. Well, they fruited and the fruit looked long conical in shape (weird) and a bunch of pups and suckers. The whole plant looked like a bush with the hidden pineapple inside..  ;D The taste of this pineapple blew me off. It was so sweet and juicy. It was gone in a few minutes, lol. The inside was translucent white/pale yellow. So, I thought before it was a sugarloaf but I had one before that was different. I looked it up and found a few videos on YouTube about Eleuthera pineapple and it looks very similar to what I got. Does anybody else grow this pineapple and can tell me what variety is it?

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Re: Let's talk about pineapple again
« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2019, 01:31:28 PM »
Wow Iíve never seen a translucent pineapple before, looks really interesting. Are you growing those pups?

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Re: Let's talk about pineapple again
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2019, 08:52:41 PM »
The pineapple looks over ripe and starting to ferment.

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Re: Let's talk about pineapple again
« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2019, 11:14:00 PM »
The pineapple looks over ripe and starting to ferment.

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Simon, it was perfectly ripe. I thought so too when I cut it opened but the taste was incredible. I've tasted rotten pineapple before. I will post more pictures tomorrow.

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Re: Let's talk about pineapple again
« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2019, 11:15:54 PM »
Wow Iíve never seen a translucent pineapple before, looks really interesting. Are you growing those pups?

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I haven't too. Yes, I am growing some of those pups.
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Re: Let's talk about pineapple again
« Reply #5 on: August 22, 2019, 08:47:28 AM »
Nice on growing the pups, now you can see see if the first fruit was a fluke/overripe or if the great tasting experience can be repeated. Keep us posted in time.

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Re: Let's talk about pineapple again
« Reply #6 on: August 22, 2019, 01:03:49 PM »
These pictures were taken under the light inside and the color looks yellow. You can see that the pineapple isn't overripe.







This  looks more true to the color.

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Re: Let's talk about pineapple again
« Reply #7 on: August 22, 2019, 01:10:53 PM »
Nice on growing the pups, now you can see see if the first fruit was a fluke/overripe or if the great tasting experience can be repeated. Keep us posted in time.

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JoeP450, I had two plants. Another one was too young to produce fruit but did and it was 'lost' in the garden, in a small pot so the fruit was small. I didn't think it will develop at all but it did. An animal got it before me but there was a piece I could cut off and taste. The taste was the same yummy.

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Re: Let's talk about pineapple again
« Reply #8 on: August 22, 2019, 01:14:36 PM »
Check out this video on 2.46 min. This pineapple looks similar to mine. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lDLLYp2mCw0&t=296s

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Re: Let's talk about pineapple again
« Reply #9 on: August 22, 2019, 03:41:27 PM »
The leaves look very spiny, armed ferociously.  I used to see pineapples with foliage like that but nobody wants to deal with spiny leaved pines here anymore.
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Re: Let's talk about pineapple again
« Reply #10 on: August 22, 2019, 10:02:05 PM »
That looks like an abacaxi to me.