5. Lost Gardens of Heligan Pineapple – $1,600 Each
The pineapple is a tropical fruit that is native to South America. Despite being introduced to Europe in 17th century, it has been grown only once on continent.
Lost Gardens of Heligan Pineapples grow in Cornwall, south of England. This unique growing method is not available anywhere else.
The fruit is only grown in this pineapple pit. This tradition was started by Victorian gardeners in 18 century. It has been kept alive to the present day.
In this process, large quantities of horse manure and hay soaked with urine are used. The hay is heated in the pit that houses the Cornwall pineapple.
These expensive fruits require a lot of manual labor. The Cornwall pineapple price is $1,500.
These pineapples can’t be bought in regular stores at this price. The high auction price of $1600 makes these Heligan pineapples better suited for wealthy soccer players than for ordinary people.
This type of pineapple is more expensive than other varieties, and only 50 pineapple farmers are known to have grown it.