Starting plants from scraps takes time and patience. No matter what you have a mind to grow, these are the keys to beautiful plants. On May 24, 2014, my daughter-in-law and I removed the top to this pineapple and placed it in a pot. I changed the water on a regular basis, and it took several weeks for roots to began sprouting.
Finding the right location is important for any plant scrap you’re trying to grow. You’ll want a spot that gets full sunlight, and it should also be somewhere prominent, so you won’t forget to care for it. I chose the window sill in front of my kitchen sink. I allowed the roots ample time to grow strong before transplanting it today into a pot. I’m excited to see how well it does, and hopefully, it’ll continue to grow more roots and become big enough to transfer into a large planter this fall. Then it’ll take its place next to my lemon tree in our sunroom. I’ll keep you all updated on the progress of growing this and more plants from food scraps.