Purslane, Summer: Goldberg

Purslane, Summer: Goldberg

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Upright plants with large, smooth, succulent leaves used as a cut-and-come edible for salads. This is a cultivated variety with much larger leaves and better flavor than the wild type. (Portulaca oleracea sativa)

Medicinal: Wild purslane is a source of omega-3 fatty acids. Hypotensive and diuretic properties reported.

Growing instructions: Annual. Germinates at 70°F in 7-10 days. Direct sow in spring after last frost. Full sun. Grows 12-18" tall. Space 12" apart.

Packet: 0.15g - approximately 350 seeds