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Portulaca Oleracea, 10 O Clock (Yellow) - Plant

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Portulaca Oleracea, 10 O Clock is an annual succulent in the family Portulacaceae.
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Plant height : 1 feet (+/- 20%)
The plant is potted in 4 inch plastic Pot
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Description for Portulaca Oleracea, 10 O Clock (Yellow)

P. 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.

Common name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
Red root, Common purslane, Verdolaga, Little hogweed, Pursley Yellow Summer to frost Up to 1 foot Easy to grow

Planting and 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 Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
Full sun Poor to average, dry to moderately moist, well-drained soils Medium 10 to 38 degrees C Use any organic fertilizer.

Caring for Portulaca Oleracea

  • 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.

Harvesting

Harvest whole plants by pulling them from the soil during spring.

Typical uses of Portulaca Oleracea

Special features: Edible, Groundcover, Flowers

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.

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.

References

  • http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=a603
  • https://www.cabi.org/isc/datasheet/43609
  • http://homeguides.sfgate.com/gardening-purslane-seeds-68591.html

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Monday, 02 July 2018
Today i got this plant...the colour of leaves touches heart.
Kranthi
Sunday, 01 July 2018
i was satisfied .good packing ,but the leaf was damaged.so i gived 4 stars
Kapil Yadav
Friday, 29 June 2018
Properties of this plant makes it??great houseplants.
Namrata Mishra
Wednesday, 27 June 2018
A perfect house plant.
keshav
Saturday, 16 June 2018
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Roopam Shahi

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