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Green purslane (Portulaca oleracea)

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Green purslane (Portulaca oleracea)
Green purslane (Portulaca oleracea) #0
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1.87 € *
Base Price 0.02 €/10 seed
apx. $2.20
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in stock
Item number
POR02
Seed quantity:
800 Pcs.
Specialties:
Needs light to germinate
Botanical name:
P. officinarum, P. sylvestris, Portulaca oleracea
Group:
Seeds
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Description

Green purslane is a medieval lettuce with succulent leaves, which makes a very satisfying salad and was highly appreciated in the Middle Ages. The fleshy leaves taste crisp and fresh with a touch of acidity. The flower buds can be used as a
substitute for capers.

Purslane is rich in vitamin C and omega-3 fatty acids and contains minor amounts of vitamins A, B and E, minerals and trace elements magnesium, calcium, potassium, iron and zinc.

800 green purslane seeds

Growing instructions
Perennial herb, but sensitive to frost. Prefers a moist but well-drained soil and much sun. Seeds are best sown under protection in early spring and planted out after the last expected frosts. Outdoor sowing is possible from spring to late summer.

Details: Plant description & care

Plant family:
portulacaceae
Plant height approx.:
10–30 cm
Root system :
Deep roots
Flower colour:
Yellow
Flowering period :
August, July, June, October, September
Location:
Sun
Water requirements:
mäßig
Lifecycle :
Annual
Winter hardy up to:
Not hardy

Sowing & cultivation

Indoor pre-culture (seedling stage):
April, March
Sowing time outdoors:
May
Sowing depth:
Needs light to germinate
Best germination temperature :
22 – 25 °C

Companion planting

Other names

German names:
Gemüse–Portulak, Portulak, Sommerportulak
English names:
Common purslane, Little hogweed, Moss rose, Pigweed, Pursley, Red root, Verdolaga
French names:
Porcelane, Pourpier, Pourpier maraîcher
Spanish names:
Borzolaga, Engañagochos, Lengua de gato, Loraca, Malmuere, Nuncamuere, Portulaca, Verdalaga, Verderaja, Verdolaga, Verdulaga
Italian names:
Andraca, Barzellana, Brucacchia, Chiaccunella, Erba grassa, Perchiacca, Perchiazza, Picchiacchella, Porcacchia, Porcellana, Precacchia, Procaccia, Pucchiacchèlla, Purcacc, Purcacchia, Purchiacca, Purciaca, Purciddana, Purselana, Sportellecchia, Spurchiazza

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