We decided to harvest our 2nd Kauai Sugarloaf Pineapple today. Unfortunately, it wasn’t ripe and may not have ripened even if we left it on for longer, though we don’t know for sure.Continue reading “Kauai Sugarloaf Pineapple #2 Harvested”
Our second Kauai Sugarloaf Pineapple seems to be more or less done growing after about three months. But recently, we discovered that we have a third one! It is currently in the flowering phase.Continue reading “Kauai Sugarloaf Pineapples Two and Three”
Back in November, 2018, we visited Paul & Jude‘s Hole in the Mountain Farm where they grow Kauai Sugarloaf Pineapple on the Hawaiian island of Kauai. This variety of pineapple is less acidic and less fibrous than regular pineapples and can be eaten in large quantities without feeling unwell. It also tastes better.
We did the tour that they currently offer weekly. It is fantastic and definitely a must-do activity when on Kauai. They go through the farming process and you get to both eat freshly cut pineapple as well as harvest one and bring it home. We decided to try planting our crown. We weren’t sure if we would be successful as pineapple plants can become relatively large and can’t be left outside during the winter in our local climate. It did grow and now, more than three years later, we finally harvested our pineapple!Continue reading “Kauai Sugarloaf Pineapple Harvested”