Named for the red leafed, spineless form of A. lucidus grown for the European trade, See also 'Selvagem'. Later. A. lucidus was reclassified as A. comosus var. erectifolius (now 'Erectifolius') This cultivar name spelling as 'Chocolat' is as registered. This entry amended 12/2013 by G. Lawn.
Country of origin: ?
|Seed Parent: lucidus (now 'Erectifolius')|
|Pineapple cultivars, Hort. Reviews 21: 149. etc. 1997|