|1||Portulaca Oleracea, 10 O Clock (White) - Plant|
|2||6 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)|
Portulaca 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||Red root, Common purslane, Verdolaga, Little hogweed, Pursley|
|Maximum Reachable Height||Up to 1 foot|
|Bloom Time||Summer to frost|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to grow|
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.
|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.|
Edible, Groundcover, Flowers