Purslane 'Green'

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1 pkt
A$3.50
Botanical Name
Portulaca oleracea sativa

Known as ‘verdolaga’ in Spain where the green fleshy leaves are used in salads, soups and stews. It has slightly sour, lemon, salty flavour. This low growing succulent annual has seven times the beta-carotene of carrots, six times more vitamin E than spinach & a high plant source of Omega 3 fatty acids. So amazing nutrition properties! Harvest leaves and stems as needed. Not to W.A. 300 seeds.

Sunlight
Full
Frost Resilience
Tender
Lifespan
Annual
Harvest
50 Days
Climate
Cold
Temperate
Hot Arid
Tropics/SubTropics
Sowing Instructions
Sow direct or in pots to transplant once weather has warmed and frosts have passed. Can used as a ground cover or as a pot plant. Frost sensitive.
Spacing/Spread
0.2 m
Row Space
0.3 m
Sowing Periods
Cool Climate Periods
Oct 1st to Jan 30th
Temperate Climate Periods
Oct 1st to Feb 28th
Tropical & Sub-Tropical Climate Periods
Jan 1st to Dec 31st