Plant Care Pineapple Flower

Pineapple Flower

About Pineapple Flower

'Sparkling Burgundy' Pineapple Lily is a perennial plant in the asparagus family that grows from a bulb and reaches 1-3 feet tall and wide. It's easy to grow if given supplemental water and fertilizer during the summer. In colder climates, the bulb can be dug up and stored in a cool, dry place or container-grown.


Eucomis comosa

Also known as

Pineapple lily, Pineapple lily, Pineapple flower and Wine eucomis

How to care for Pineapple Flower


How often to water your Pineapple Flower

Water needs for Pineapple Flower
0.5 cups
every 9

Pineapple Flower needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Pineapple Flower

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Pineapple lily in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Pineapple Flower: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Pineapple Flower love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Pineapple Flower does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Pineapple Flower

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Pineapple Flower: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Pineapple Flower after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Pineapple Flower is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Pineapple Flower

Pineapple Flower

Pineapple Flower

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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