Mangave ‘Pineapple Express’ (Mangave, Succulent) Refined, spiky habit reminiscent of the top of a pineapple. One inch wide, dark green leaves are long and slender with pronounced burgundy spotting, brought out with UV light.
Moreover, what houseplant looks like the top of a pineapple?
Pineapples are a type of bromeliad, which makes them a cousin to Spanish moss and the colorful bromeliads commonly grown as houseplants. Smooth Cayenne is the top cultivar of pineapple; that is, it’s produced by selective breeding. It’s spineless with striped leaves and low-fiber flesh.
Also question is, how do you figure out what kind of succulent you have?
Here are some of the plant characteristics to look for when identifying succulents:
- Leaf – shape, size and thickness.
- Color – of leaves, flowers or stems.
- Markings or bumps on the leaves.
- Flower – shape, color, number of blooms and petals.
- Stem – color, texture, length.
- Ciliate hairs.
- Epicuticular wax.
- Spikes, spines or smooth.
What does a field of pineapples look like?
Rooting and growing pineapple tops is easy. … Trim off the outer portion of the pineapple top at the bottom of the crown, or stem, until you see root buds. These should resemble small, brown-colored bumps around the stem’s perimeter. Allow the pineapple top to dry for several days to one week prior to planting.
A good go-to option for identifying plants is our app PlantSnap. This app identifies flowers and leaves using a photo-identification algorithm. It can take a bit of practice to frame the photo correctly, but the app is excellent for identifying houseplants in seconds.
In plants such as rhubarb (Rheum rhabarbarum), celery (Apium graveolens), artichokes, and cardoons (Cynara cardunculus), the petioles (“stalks” or “ribs”) are cultivated as edible crops. The petiole of rhubarb grows directly from the rhizome and produces the leaf at its end.