Heirloom and Open-pollinated seeds

Golden Purslane OG


Portulaca olecerea

Min Qty: 0.5 g

Description: Domesticated variety that is taller and more erect than it's wild cousin, Common Purslane. An annual succulent, an tasty addition to salads, soups and stir fries.

Planting Instructions: 50 days. Direct seed outdoors after the danger of frost has passed. Sprinkle seeds onto prepared beds but do not cover with soil; purslane needs light to germinate. Choose a location that gets full sun to partial shade in average soil. Keep evenly moist until seedlings emerge, ususally within a week or two. Very low maintenance, but can become invasive. Harvesting before it flowers can help reduce its spread. Cuttings can be planted to propogate. An annual that will generally reseed itself, but you may want to collect some of the seeds in the fall.