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Portulaca Oleracea, 10 O Clock (White) - Plant

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Description

Enhance the beauty of your outdoor spaces by an amazing flowering Portulaca plant.

Sr Item name
1 Portulaca Oleracea, 10 O Clock (White) - Plant
2 6 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Portulaca oleracea is annual flowering plant in Portulacaceae family. Stems are purplish red to green, forming mats. The leaves are fleshy and arranged in alternate or opposite manner. Flowers come in a group at the end of the stem.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Red root, Common purslane, Verdolaga, Little hogweed, Pursley
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 1 foot
Flower Colour White
Bloom Time Summer to frost
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Look for aphids, gnats, snails or slugs and apply cure on time.
  • Avoid moist soils.
  • Control the purslane by cutting the flowers off before the plants set seed.

    Portulaca Oleracea care

  • Keep the plant in natural indirect bright Light.
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (1-2inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.
  • Sunlight
  • At least 3-6 hours of preferably morning sunlight a day is ideal for plant to grow well and natural indirect bright light for the rest of the day.
  • Watering
  • Before water poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (3-4 inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
  • Soil
  • The soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content for growing plant.
  • Grow well in pH range of 5.5 to 7
  • Temperature 10 to 38 degrees C
    Fertilizer
  • During the main growing season (Jan-Dec) feed the plant with organic fertilizer.
  • Harvest Season Harvest whole plants by pulling them from the soil during spring.

    Portulaca Oleracea uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • It is good for edging or ground cover for beds, rock gardens or along walks
    • It can be well suited for containers and hanging baskets

    Medicinal Use:

    • It is used in Chinese traditional medicines
    • Note- Please consults your health advisor before application or consuming of plants or plant parts

    Culinary Use:

    • The stems, leaves and flower buds are all edible
    • Purslane may be used fresh as a salad or cooked as spinach
    • Note- Please consults your health advisor before application or consuming of plants or plant parts