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Origin

☘ Origin: The Bromeliads entered recorded history some 500 years ago when Columbus introduced the pineapple to Spain upon return from his second voyage to the New World in 1493. On that voyage he found it being cultivated by the Carib Indians in the West Indies
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Family: Bromeliaceae
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Botanical Name: Ananas comosus
 Common Name(s): 
Ananas · Ivory Pineapple 

Symbolism

Pineapple plant symbolizes a cheerful welcome and a warm reception, That's why you often see the plant over gateways, in a living or sculpted form. The pattern on the Pineapple fruit features the Golden Ratio, a geometric formula in a spiral shape which is said to be 'mot appealing to the eye'.
This ornamental fruit plant can happily be used for indoor decoration or be given as a housewarming or birthday gift.

Name Story

The word "Pineapple" in English was first recorded to describe the reproductive organs of conifer trees which are now termed as pine cones. When European explorers encountered this tropical fruit in America, they called them "Pineapples".

Feng Shui

The sound of the Chinese word for Pineapple is close to the sound of “good luck coming your way,” so the Pineapple has become a popular traditional Feng Shui symbol of wealth, fortune, and prosperity.

Interesting Facts

 Pineapples are a cluster of hundreds of fruitlets.
Pineapple is the only edible fruit of its kind, the Bromeliads.
It can take up to 3 years for a Pineapple to grow and mature into a plant.
☘ Only one Pineapple is produced by a single plant in a single season.
☘ It can stay alive and continue giving fruits for up to 50 years.
☘ A pineapple is not a pine or an apple, It's actually a berry.
☘ You can grow pineapple plants by slicing off the top of a pineapple and planting it in soil.
☘ The worlds largest Pineapple ever recorded was in 2011 grown by Christine McCollum from Australia. It measured 32cm long, had a 66cm girth and weighed 28kg.
☘ 75% of all Pineapples sold in Europe are grown in Costa Rica.

Health Benefits

☘ For those who snore, this house plant releases an enzyme to keep airways open and snoozing sounds to a minimum, the perfect plant for bedrooms and living rooms.

☘ According to NASA studies, Pineapple plants produce oxygen and improves air quality throughout the night, contributing to a deeper sleep and a reduction of snoring symptoms.