aroberts
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Help me identify this Pineapple?

This was planted by my mother probably 6-10 years ago (no clue exactly when). I have no idea what type it is. It also flowers every year now but has never once produced a pineapple. Any insight as to what type it is, or how to prompt it to fruit would be much appreciated!
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Re: Help me identify this Pineapple?

I don't know what that is, but it is not a pineapple. Try posting another picture once the blooms open. Maybe someone can id it then.
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Re: Help me identify this Pineapple?

Hello! Welcome to the forum!

I think you have a yucca plant there, not a pineapple! :()

If you have the right type of pollinator (Yucca moths), the flowers make a fruit that is edible. The Yucca root is not the same as the yuca (cassava) root. The cassava roots are edible, but I'm not sure if the Yucca roots are edible...

They're pretty popular for landscaping around here!

Good luck with your plants!

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Re: Help me identify this Pineapple?

(Sorry Imafan! We posted nearly at the same time! :() )
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Re: Help me identify this Pineapple?

Thanks guys! Looks like my dad was totally mistaken with this plant haha.

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Re: Help me identify this Pineapple?

You can pickle those buds, too!
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