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|1||Portulaca Oleracea, 10 O Clock (Pink) - Plant|
|2||5 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 Height||6 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 careLook 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|
|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
- It is good for edging or ground cover for beds, rock gardens or along walks; containers or hanging baskets
- It is used in Chinese traditional medicines
- 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.
Saturday, 14 March 2020
Is this plant low maintenance.
Saturday, 29 February 2020
?What if i keep this plant in the office where it is AC? Will it survive there?
Tuesday, 25 February 2020
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