How to grow pineapple lily

Pineapple lily growing leaf plant geophyte of the genus Eucomis also known as Pineapple lilies, Pineapple lily annual or perennial evergreen plant, used as ornamental plant and as cut flower, can grow in tropic, mediterranean, subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 10b+ as perennial or 4-10a as annual.

Leaves color green, the leaves in the base in linear shape and the leaves in the top triangular all the leaves grow in rosette structure.

Pineapple lily flower

Flower color purple, white, pink, green, yellow or more than one color in star shape, the flowers grow on bloom stems and above this crown of leaves like pineapple.

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How to grow Pineapple lily growing and care:

Rich soil, moist soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant /Bulbs / Seed

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, but easier

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring (as annual) / spring to autumn as perennial

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves

Size of the plant:
20-40cm, 8-16 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun / Half shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?

General information about the flower:
Star shape flowers grow on raceme and above this crown of leaves like pineapple, color can be” purple, white, pink, green, yellow or more than one color

Scientific name:

Pineapple lily

How to grow pineapple lily

Growing Pineapple lily plant

Pineapple lily plant

Pineapple lily


Blooming Seasons
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • Green flower
  • Pink flower
  • Purple flower
  • White flower
  • Yellow flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
  • Tropics Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Annual plant
  • Evergreen
  • Geophyte
  • Leaf plant
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Floristry
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 12
  • Hardiness zone 13
  • Hardiness zone 4
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9