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Portulaca Oleracea, 10 O Clock (White) - Plant

Portulaca Oleracea, 10 O Clock is an annual succulent in the family Portulacaceae.

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1 Portulaca Oleracea, 10 O Clock (White) - Plant
2 6 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Portulaca Oleracea

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.

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

    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