Family farming: Growing Pineapple successfully(Pictures)

This is very thoughtful! very informative

Kalu Samuel's Blog

at the Pineapple Farm at the Pineapple Farm

This post is long overdue as I have always wanted to share ways of growing pineapple successfully on my family farm. I have wrote several blog posts in the past about having a pineapple plantation and doing a research on pineapple soils in my final year project. This blog post will share a step by step guide of growing pineapple successfully (with pictures), please enjoy your reading…

Pineapple is one of the most extensively researched tropical fruit crops. Many aspects of production have been mechanized, and commercial cultural practices are highly refined.
SOIL PREPARATION. Soil should be well tilled. Addition of animal manures improves tilth, increases soil potassium, and may improve micronutrient availability. If the soil is imperfectly drained, beds at least 20 cm (8 inches) high should be formed. Pineapple thrive well in well drained sandy soil.

PLANT POPULATION. Field plantings of pineapple are usually…

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