Seed Swaps


This plant volunteered in the compost of a pot on the verandah.
I have now moved it to the northern side of the Rainwater Tank Container Garden.

This planting is in the [26] Propagation Area 2: Rainwater Tank Container garden.

volunteer (it just appeared in my garden!)

Latest Milestone Planting Out

Quantity: 1

Plant Common purslane Portulaca oleracea 197

Care Instructions

Common purslane normally grows to a mature height of 15.2 cm (that's 5.93 inches imperial) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.

Your garden has full sun light which is ideal for Common purslane.

Remember to water Common purslane water very sparingly.

Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (11) is within the ideal range for Common purslane. The recommended range is between Zone 7 and 11.

Common purslane ideally needs a soil ph of 6.1 to 7.8 (acidic to alkaline soil), so check your soil acidity regularily.

More information about Purslane is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Purslane Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.

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