Portulaca Oleracea, 10 O Clock (Pink) - Plant

Portulaca Oleracea, 10 O Clock is an annual succulent in the family Portulacaceae.
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1Portulaca Oleracea, 10 O Clock (Pink) - Plant
25 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Portulaca Oleracea

oleracea is mostly annual, but it may be perennial in the tropics. Stems are purplish-red to green, forming mats. The leaves are fleshy. Flowers come in a group at the end of the stem. There are notched 4/5/6 petals.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height6 inch (15 cm)
Plant Spread 4 inch (10 cm)
*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 Pink
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

    Set out at last frost date. This plant is ideal for hot, humid climates and rocky, difficult areas of the garden. It spreads branches so while planting 2 plants, keep the distance between them is about half feet.

    Sunlight Full sun
    Watering Medium
    Soil Poor to average, dry to moderately moist, well-drained soils
    Temperature 10 to 38 degrees C
    Fertilizer Use any organic fertilizer.
    Harvest Season Harvest whole plants by pulling them from the soil during spring.

    Portulaca Oleracea special feature

    Edible, Groundcover, Flowers

    Portulaca Oleracea uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • It is good for edging or ground cover for beds, rock gardens or along walks; containers or hanging baskets

    Medicinal Use:

    • It is used in Chinese traditional medicines

    Culinary Use:

    • The stems, leaves and flower buds are all edible
    • Purslane may be used fresh as a salad, stir-fried, or cooked as spinach

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    How to plant Portulaca grandiflora?

    Choose a 5-7 inches pot with a drainage hole and cover the drainage hole with a small stone. Put a few inches of soil in the new pot. Water your plant thoroughly. Put the plant in the pot in the center and add the soil. Do not overfill the pot the soil line should be about 1 below the top of the pot. Water the plant.

    Are Portulaca plants perennials?

    Yes, Portulaca plant is a perennial plant.

    Is Portulaca an ice plant?

    Yes, Portulaca is an ice plant.

    How to plant Portulaca in pots?

    Choose a 5-7 inches pot with a drainage hole and cover the drainage hole with a small stone. Put a few inches of soil in the new pot. Water your plant thoroughly. Put the plant in the pot in the center and add the soil. Do not overfill the pot - the soil line should be about 1 below the top of the pot. Water the plant.

    When do you plant Portulaca?

    You can plant the portulaca throughout the year where the 25 to 30 degree Celsius temperature is available.

    Can you plant Portulaca in the ground?

    Yes, you can plant Portulaca in the ground.

    Where to plant Portulaca?

    You can plant Portulaca in the pot as well as in the ground where it will get natural bright light / indirect bright light with some morning sunlight (3-6 hours).

    Is Portulaca an indoor plant?

    No, Portulaca is not an indoor plant generally it is a grown outdoor garden as well as in the hanging basket.

    How to prune Portulaca plants?

    Prune your Portulaca plant by cutting or pinching the branches, when it trails down the side of a container.

    What is Portulaca plant?

    Portulaca is a succulent flowering plant of family Portulacaceae.

    When to plant Portulaca seeds?

    You can plant the Portulaca seed generally in the spring season but the ideal soil temp for the sowing of Portulaca seed is 25 to 30-degree celsius.



    Reviews

    Saturday, 14 March 2020

    Is this plant low maintenance.

    Kapil Yadav

    Saturday, 29 February 2020

    ?What if i keep this plant in the office where it is AC? Will it survive there?

    Suresh

    Tuesday, 25 February 2020

    Perfectly shipped with care... Live plant is healthy...

    Dakshata
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