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  • Elite Gold Pineapple for Sale

    Elite Gold Pineapple for Sale

    Elite Gold Pineapple for Sale


Elite Gold Pineapple

$39.90 (50% Off)

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-t- Patio Planting Kit
Patio Planting Kit

Our Patio Kit allows you to easily pot up your patio plant in a container with the soil and fertilizer your plant requires.

Your patio kit includes:
  1. 12in x 12in container - Perfect size for any patio plant. Made in the USA

  2. Root Rocket™ - Mycorrhizal Fungi, Provides the optimal nutrition to start your patio plant off the right way

  3. 3 bags of Patio Planting Mix - This mix is specially formulated to give your patio plant maximum results.

Container Fert Tabs Patio Mix
12in Container Root Rocket™ Patio Planting Mix
-t- Planting Mix
Elite Gold Pineapple Planting Mix

Helps your Elite Gold Pineapple get established in a fraction of the time, become more drought tolerant, and grow faster. Here's how:

Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Course Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.

Use 1 bag of Planting Mix for each plant ordered.

Soil Contents
-t- Root Rocket™ Fertilizer
Root Rocket™ Transplant Fertilizer

2oz. Packet

Get your new plants off to the right start by using Root Rocket™ Transplant.

This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.

Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.

The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much needed nutrition.

The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.

1 packet per plant

Root Rocket Fertilizer

Growing Zones: 4-11 patio / 9-11 outdoors

Growing Zones 9-11 outdoors
This plant is recommended for zones:

4-11 patio
9-11 outdoors

You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

2.5 - 3 ft.

Mature Width:

3-4 ft.


Full to Partial

Drought Tolerance:


Botanical Name:

Ananas comosus 'Elite'

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Not only Decorative, but Delicious!

Elite Gold is the easiest and best pineapple for the home grower.

Elite has a perfect sugar to acid ratio. It taste like what your used to eating from the Supermarket. Your kids won't think that it has a "weird" flavor. Instead, you will likely find that it's one of the sweetest, most delicious pineapples you have ever eaten.

Some decorative pineapples make a tiny fruit. Elite's are large enough for your whole family to enjoy. Plus you can grow big fruit out of a compact pot.

Elite Gold is easy to grow. It's drought-tolerant... not picky about soil... and it likes sun or shade. They love containers. Just bring indoors when the temperatures get down to freezing. Put them in your garage or bring inside, where they will liven up your home.

Elite Gold produces a central rosette bearing long, narrow leaves with fine, sawtooth edges. The vibrant fruit grows from a sturdy stalk produced at the plant's center, giving you a tropical feel. This distinctive plant will make a great conversation piece.

The Elite Gold is a perennial plant, so you can enjoy its colorful beauty year after year. Its stiff, deep-green leaves grow from 2 ½ to 4 feet in length and the plant's rosette grows about 3 feet wide. From the heart of the plant arises a slender whorl of up to 200 purple-red blooms. As the flowers fade, they set berries which then combine to produce a luscious pineapple. The growth stages are fascinating to watch. Plant in groups of three, for a stunning effect.

Your pineapple plant arrives with a well developed root system. This can help you pick fruit 6 months earlier. Many nurseries sell tiny plants that are newly rooted. We grow ours longer so you don't have to wait. Plus you get a hardier plant that you won't have to baby.

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Customer Reviews

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Growth Rate
I bought one of these in April 2012. This past winter I had a bloom that eventually turned into a pineapple Just 3 weeks ago, we picked the pineapple. It was small, but it was the most delicious pineapple I have ever tasted. There are now two new shoots coming off the original plant (that will turn into two new pineapples by next year). Also, we cut off the top of the one that we ate, put it in a glass of fresh water (changing the water every day) in a sunny window, and it has now sprouted roots and is ready to be planted. I absolutely recommend getting this pineapple. The wait time for the plant to mature is not bad at all, and the fruit is just delicious. It fits nicely into a 1 or 2 gallon container, and when we take it outside in the summer it attracts green tree frogs. I have bought several plants and trees from this company and have never been disappointed
December 31, 2012
over 4 years ago
Growth Rate
stunning looking plant.
I have this plant and its a center piece in my living room. Requires little care.
November 9, 2014
newark, NJ
Growing Zone:
I received my plant today and it is healthier than the ones I brought in the store. I will gladly buy from Pam again.
December 31, 2012
over 2 years ago
Question and concern more than review.
I just received and planted my plant 3 days ago in a large pot. The leaves are long and sturdy but it look like they are gaining some bluish spots. I have not done anything other than what the directions indicated. Are these bluish spots normal? The leaves look a little dusty as well. not vibrant green like he photo. Any advice?
March 31, 2015
chicago, IL
Growth Rate
Trying this as a patio plant in Michigan
I plan on up-potting this into a 5 gallon bucket from the container it was shipped in. So far in the nice and warm summer we've had in michigan it has taken off with some new growth. However, some of the nights have been dropping below 65 degrees, so it is stressing the plant as expected. So its been living in a little flower popup greenhouse.

I honestly do not even care if this ever fruits. It is a cool plant to have in zone 5b.
July 9, 2016
Lansing, MI
2 months ago
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Growth Rate
Review Title
The plant seems to be doing well. The leave look healthy. Just waiting for the flower to appear followed by the pineapple. It is a slow process and I hope to get results soon
July 28, 2015
1 year ago
Growth Rate
Still too early to tell. The best review I can give is that my plant is still thriving. I am new at planting so take whatever I say with a grain of salt lol.
April 20, 2016
4 months ago
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Planting & Care

It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Elite Gold Pineapple

Step 1: Dig Your Hole

Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Elite Gold Pineapple.

First, dig each hole so that it is just shallower than the root ball and at least twice the width.

Then loosen the soil in the planting hole so the roots can easily break through.

Use your shovel or try dragging the points of a pitch fork along the sides and bottom of the hole.

Planting & Care

Step 2: Place Your Plant

Next, separate the roots of your Elite Gold Pineapple gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.

The top of the root flare, where the roots end and the trunk begins, should be about an inch above the surrounding soil.

Then make sure the plant is exactly vertical in the hole.

To make it just right, use a level.

Step 3: Backfill Your Hole

As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.

Remove debris like stones and grass and completely break up any dirt clumps.

Water your Elite Gold Pineapple again after the transplant is complete.

Questions & Answers

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Nice tree for my pool area and my son loves them!
Patrick F on Aug 22, 2016
Information on the web says these plants don't get terribly large, and I want to be able to bring them indoors, if needed.
Wesley L on Aug 7, 2016
I grow indoors in a bedroom under full spectrum LED grow lights, an experiment/hobby starting this year. I look for berry bushes and trees that are dwarf size, are smaller in height and girth and/or can be pruned to size. I have two Clementine trees from fast growing. They are doing very well. I have two Top Hat Blueberry bushes, as well as, Everberry Strawberries, from a local nursery. They are doing very well. I also mixed in some veggies. Now, bananas, pineapple and figs from fast growing!!!!
HUBERT J on Aug 10, 2016
I love plants and trees, especially fruit and flowers. I wanted to give growing my own pineapples a try.
Leigh D on Jul 9, 2016
my pineapple plant has a large shoot coming out from the mother plant, i want to cut & replant it to start another.,but it 's growing like upside down L. i don't know where or how,or what to cut it.?
Dottie on Mar 26, 2015
when are they ripe?
A shopper on Jun 7, 2014
Best Answer: Not sure, I've had mine for one year, the plant is very healthy but no pineapple yet. I think they had mentioned it could take 2 years before it is established enough to bloom.

Reply (1) · Report · David S on Jun 7, 2014
Can I buy a tree that will give cherries the first or second year?
Ann G on May 31, 2014
Best Answer: My pineapple did not make through the winter
I had it in the basement wih a heater & humidity enclosed within a plant tent
Not sure what happened it just tinned brown and dried out
Reply · Report · Joseph M on May 31, 2014
how do I know when is the right time to pick my pineapple from the Elite Gold Pineapple plant?
Nancy F on Jun 2, 2014
Best Answer: Pick your Pineapple when the skin changes from yellow to a darker orange to tan color.
Reply · Report · Allison BStaff on Jun 13, 2014
how many pineapples will grow on the plant?
A shopper on Aug 6, 2014
Best Answer: I've seen as many as three but expect only one.
Reply · Report · george w on Aug 6, 2014
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Why can't this plant be shipped to AZ or CA?
Jow G on Jun 16, 2015
Best Answer: We are unable to ship it to bot AZ and CA due to agricultural restrictions.
Reply · Report · Angela SStaff on Sep 22, 2015
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Can I plant this in a pot so I can bring it indoors in the winter? I live in zone 6 .
Polly U on Jun 19, 2014
Best Answer: Yes, I purchased mine in October 2013 and it is now June 2014. I live in Delaware and have the plant in a pot. I bring it on the porch in the summer and in the house in the winter. I do not have any pineapples yet, but the plant looks healthy.
Reply · Report · K B on Jun 19, 2014
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What fertilizer is best for pineapple and how often should it be used?
A shopper on Sep 13, 2014
Best Answer: For any citrus it is best to use ESPOMA Citrus Tone or Dr. Earth's Organic #9.
Reply · Report · Angela SStaff on Sep 16, 2014
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PAT H on Mar 30, 2015
Best Answer: You would need to bring it indoors in the winter.
Reply · Report · Robyn .Staff on Jan 28, 2016
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Why cant you ship pinaple trees to az...like what kind of agricultural problems?
Ronnie on Apr 22, 2016
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If I plan on keeping this plant in a container, would it be best to put it in a 10 gallon pot or a 15 gallon pot? I prefer not to transplant it once I have it in the pot.
Canitra R on May 14, 2016
Best Answer: A 15 gallon container should work.
Reply · Report · Robyn .Staff on Jul 1, 2016
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