Portulaca, 9 O Clock (Any Color) - Plant

Portulaca is a truly beautiful low growing ground cover type plant. It is also best for hanging purpose.
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1Portulaca, 9 O Clock (Any Color) - Plant
25 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Portulaca

Interesting Fact: Portulaca is also known as 9 O clock plant as it blooms approximately at 9 O clock in the morning in India, making it a very interesting plant!! This product does not have the flowers at the time of shipping.

Afterward, the plant will bloom and it could be of any colored flower. Portulaca flowers are truly beautiful in various garden and landscape settings and have been used to beautify old structures and stone walkways. Portulaca is another clue to the wonderful drought tolerance of a perennial succulent flowering plant.

Many varieties of portulaca have semi-double to fully double flowers that resemble miniature roses. Flowers blooms in bright colors, like yellow, orange, red, and bright pink, white, cream, and variegated flower colors are also available.

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 Eleven O Clock, Purslane, and Sun Plant
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 30-40 cm tall, spread up to 1 foot.
Flower Colour Any color
Bloom Time Summer season
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Water a plant when the soil feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season.
  • Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10am.
  • You should remove dead, infected, or damaged plant parts and throw in the garbage collector.
  • You should prune and fertilize a plant mostly in the spring season.
  • When a plant grows beyond its limit and pot size not providing enough space for the spread of roots, re-pot with fresh soil and some fertilizer.
  • While re-potting, try not to disturb the roots. Avoid any drastic change in the provided environment otherwise, the plants may get stress/shock.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

    Portulaca care

    Portulacas love it hot and dry. You can plant them in poor, even sandy, soil. They also adapt to average garden conditions. Just give them full sun and any well-drained soil. Water them after planting and watch them go.

    Propagation of portulaca is seeds and cutting. Best season of planting is early monsoon and spring season.

    Sunlight Full sunlight
    Watering Moderately
    Soil Sandy well-drained soils.
    Temperature 20 to 30 degree C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer.

    Portulaca special feature

    Beautiful, bright colored flower

    Portulaca uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • Portulaca is used as the ornamental plant

  • 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

    Sunday, 26 July 2020

    Received in good condition. Liked them very much!

    Diwakar

    Saturday, 25 July 2020

    I have ordered twice now from online plants and both orders have been more than what I expected

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    Friday, 05 June 2020

    Warning ❌❌❌.......Guys don't buy anything from them... they don't deliver it ... its been more than one month and i don't have track of my order and they don't lick call or reply to emails... and they don't let you review less than 4 stars !!

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