View_From_Here sent in this photo all the way from Mexico, with this explanation:
I bought a pineapple off a truck and it was so good that I saved the top and stuck it in a pot. I now have 4 growing in various stages. It takes about 1 year to bloom, but once it starts, it only takes about 3 months to grow into a full size pineapple.
Ooh... it makes my mouth water!