Portulaca Oleracea, 10 O Clock (White) - Plant

Enhance the beauty of your outdoor spaces by an amazing flowering Portulaca plant.
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1Portulaca Oleracea, 10 O Clock (White) - Plant
26 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Portulaca Oleracea

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

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How to plant Portulaca grandiflora?

    To plant Portulaca grandiflora consider the following points 1. To grow plant in pot, choose a pot having of 5-7 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well drained soil rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot. 3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil. 4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives 4-6 hours of direct or indirect bright sunlight a day. 5. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field. If you are planting purchased plant directly in ground follow below procedure. 1. Keep the plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location receiving direct sunlight for 4-6 hours of direct or indirect bright sunlight a day. 2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in. 3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in center and fill the pit with same soil. 4. Apply water. General caring tips- Plant should get 4-6 hours of direct or indirect bright sunlight a day. Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June-July).

    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?

    1. To grow plant in pot, choose a pot having of 5-7 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well drained soil rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot. 3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil. 4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives 4-6 hours of direct or indirect bright sunlight. 5. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field.

    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 4-6 hours of direct or indirect bright sunlight a day.

    How to prune Portulaca plants?

    Prune your Portulaca plant by cutting or pinching the broken, dead, dying, or damaged branches by using clean cutting shear.

    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 (Feb-March).



    Reviews

    Saturday, 08 February 2020

    Plants are a great way to bring a little natural beauty indoors.

    JYOTI PRASAD CHETIYA

    Wednesday, 27 November 2019

    Beautiful healthy plants delivered straight to the doorstep.

    Samantha

    Wednesday, 27 November 2019

    is the pot and soil included?

    Sanjoy Singh
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