Sliced Pineapple

Nell JeanFebruary 11, 2014

Recently I was opening a can of sliced pineapple and thought, 'Why not plant Pineapple Sage in these cans?' I rinsed them out, punched holes in the bottom and was careful to save the labels.

I planted rooted cuttings that I took last fall in the cans. You can see a glass jar behind them with more cuttings.

Here is a link that might be useful: More Sliced Pineapple

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Interesting, I haven't heard of pineapple sage before. I have apple mint & chocolate mint which makes a lovely smelling tea. What do you do with pineapple sage, use it like regular sage? Jan

    Bookmark   February 11, 2014 at 10:33PM
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Nell Jean

Pineapple sage can be used in salads or as a garnish. It really smells like pineapple and is a wonderful addition to an herb garden.

It's been used in folk medicine in warm countries.

Rooted cuttings last spring.

I mostly use it for hummingbird and butterfly attraction. It blooms in late summer in the garden; in late winter in the greenhouse. Planting in cans is just a novelty until time to plant outside.

    Bookmark   February 12, 2014 at 10:06AM
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PKponder TX(7b)

It is such a nice smell when you crush the leaves too. It adds to the 'zen' quality of the garden!

Cute idea, foxesearth!

    Bookmark   February 12, 2014 at 10:37AM
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GreenSuzq2(7 TN)

I love pineapple sage, so easy to grow too. Cute idea...

    Bookmark   February 15, 2014 at 12:47PM
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sophiemae(z8b FL)

Hey! This - foxesearth - was the only familiar name I saw on first scan. Is anybody else from the good ol' days still around?

    Bookmark   February 17, 2014 at 12:20AM
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concretenprimroses(4B NH)

Such a cute idea. I'll have to get me some pineapple sage.

    Bookmark   February 17, 2014 at 3:31PM
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