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8560

Salad Purslane Red & Gold

  • Botanical Name: Portulaca oleracea

Purslane is a succulent summer salad plant very popular in European summer salads and for garnishing. This is a blend of red and gold leaf types with orange stems that have a crisp mild taste. It can be picked to within 5cm of the base with new stems and leaves re-growing all summer. Sensitive to frost so direct sow after the last spring frost 1cm apart and thin to best plants 10cm apart.

Matures 30 days from direct sowing.
NZ $3.75
 
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INFORMATION

ORIGIN

Open Pollinated
OPTIMUM SOIL TEMP FOR GERMINATION
20-25
DAYS TO GERMINATION
7-14
DISTANCE APART TO PLANT SEEDLINGS
10cm
PREFERRED GROWING PERIOD
Tender
WHEN TO SOW
2.3
NUMBER OF SEEDS PER PACKET
2000
PREFERRED GROWING METHOD

Direct Sow
BEST USE

Salad Green

KEY to
WHEN TO SOW

1
EARLY
SPRING
2
LATE SPRING &
EARLY SUMMER
3
LATE SUMMER &
EARLY AUTUMN
   

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