Seed Freaks - Herbs - Green Purslane
Seed Freaks – Herbs – Green Purslane
HERB: PURSLANE (GREEN
(PORTULACA OLERACEA SATIVA)
Red stemmed, green leaved and yellow flowered, this succulent plant grows easily, and is not fussy
where it’s put. It self-seeds making it a potential weed or valued as a food forest plant.
High in Omega-3 and contains vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B, magnesium, calcium, potassium & iron.
Avoid eating if prone to kidney stones.
WHEN TO PLANT
Cool Climate: OCT – FEB
Temperate: SEP – MAR
Sub – Tropical: AUG – APR
Tropical: AUG – FEB
Arid: SEP – MAR
Will tolerate of most soils.
Broadcast the seed onto the soil surface and water.
The seeds require light to germinate, do not cover in soil.
Can be easily propagated by stem cuttings, lay them on top of the soil and water in.
Within days they will sprout.
they don’t mind dry soils or neglect.
To avoid self-seeding chop back after flowering.
DAYS TO HARVEST
50 – 60 Days
APPROX 500 SEEDS
OPEN POLLINATED SEED 100% TASMANIAN GROWN