Pineapple Field, Hawaii 1958

Hedermann Pineapple Field, Hawaii 1880’s.

Pineapple plants are large and they take up a lot of room. They like warm weather, moisture and humidity.

There are a lot of varieties of pineapple. Growers have tried and tested a lot of different kinds of the fruit and picked one that they liked.

A pineapple farmer has to know a lot about  pineapples. He or she has to know what conditions will make the crop grow and what conditions ruin it.

There is a right time to pick pineapples. The sweetness and flavor have to be just so.

Next time you see a pineapple, you’ll know that they take a lot of care to grow.