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Portulaca Oleracea, 10 O Clock (Pink)

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Description

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

Sr Item name
1 Portulaca Oleracea, 10 O Clock (Pink) – Plant
2 5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

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.

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Description

 

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 the 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

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