The pineapple, the princess of fruits and the symbol of hospitality. Since colonial times, the warm and welcoming pineapple has, quite literally, been put on a pedestal in America. Symbol of Hospitality American colonists began importing the pineapple from the Caribbean in the 17th century. Has always associated with welcoming guests. Today, the pineapple remains a fitting symbol for the hospitality a pineapple motif says Welcome! Use this finial indoors or in your garden. Easy to attach to about any architectural feature of your home. Base approx. 4.5"-5" sq.