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Portulaca Oleracea, 10 O Clock (Pink) - Plant

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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)
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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?

    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).

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    QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

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    • Can I get this in a hanging pot?

      Yes, this plant can be grown in hanging pots easily.

    • This is outdoor plant?

      This plant can be grown outdoor on a location that receives 4-6 hours of sunlight, especially in the morning. The plant may need to be protected from harsh afternoon sunlight during the summer season.

    • Do you provide soil or only pots and plants?

      This particular plant will be provided a potted plant in a pot having 5 inch upper diameter.