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W334

Red Gruner Purslane (50 Days)

Upright stems with a pretty red tone and large soft green, fleshy leaves. Pick and use as needed for mixed salads or garnish a gourmet dish. A juicy, very tasty addition to salads. 

200 seeds

 

PLANTING

Portulaca oleracea

Germination: 4-14 days

Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 75-85ºF.

Seed Sowing Depth: 1/4” deep

Starting Indoors: 4-5 weeks before last frost. Provide 75-85ºF soil temperatures. Sow 2-3 seeds per cell/pot. Sowing into individual biodegradable peat/cow pots reduces root damage when transplanting. Transplant out after last frost, 8-10" apart.

Sowing Outdoors:  After last frost. Sow 1" apart, thin to 6-8" apart. 

Harvest:Pick greens when you need them, the plants will continue to produce

Tips: Plant in fertile soil, amended with compost, mulch and provide even moisture.