GREEN Purslane Seeds - (Portulaca Oleracea Sativa)
Purslane Seeds - Green
Purslane Seeds - Green, (Portulaca Oleracea Sativa) Rich in vitamin C and the highest-known plant source of omega-3 fatty acid.
Purslane Seeds - Green, (Portulaca Oleracea Sativa) Rich in vitamin C and the highest-known plant source of omega-3 fatty acid.ucclent leaves and stems that lie close to the ground with a taste similar to watercress or spinach. Harvest young tender leaves and stem tips or cut 2 inches from ground and bunch.
This domesticated, non-invasive purslane with large, succulent leaves contains vitamins A and C, a variety of minerals, and omega-3 fatty acids. Though similar to wild purslane in its high nutritional value, it is not your garden-variety weed. Golden Purslane grows relatively tall for easier harvest and its flavor is less tangy. A good container variety, and a fabulous way to expand your salad greens selection!
How To Grow Green Purslane From Herb Seeds: Start the Green Purslane seeds indoors 4 weeks before the end of frost season, or start the herb seeds directly in your garden after danger of frost has passed. The herb seeds are very small, so gently press them into the soil but do not cover them. Keep the seeds moist until germination. Purslane plants will thrive in just about any soil. The herb prefers a sunny location. For the best flavor, harvest the leaves often and when they are young and tender.
- Season: Annual
- USDA Zones: 3 - 10
- Height: 6 - 12 inches
- Bloom Season: Late spring to early fall
- Bloom Color: Green
- Environment: Full sun
- Soil Type: Thrives in all soil types
- Temperature: 70 - 85F
- Average Germ Time: 14 - 21 days
- Light Required: Yes
- Depth: Press gently into soil but do not cover
- Sowing Rate: 25 - 30 seeds per plant
- Moisture: Keeps seeds moist until germination
- Plant Spacing: 9 - 12 inches