Purslane Mix Seeds 5+ Varieties Heirloom Non-GMO Fragrant BN50

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Our Mix of purslane is easy to grow this highly nutritious annual from herb seeds! Purslane has been grown in herb gardens for hundreds of years and is a native of Europe. It is an upright herb with juicy, succulent oval leaves and mild sweet-sour flavor. Purslane plants will re-grow after being cut. The leaves and stems are a great addition to salads. Purslane herb can also be steamed or added to soups, stews, and it is a great addition in stir-frys. It makes an attractive garnish too.

The Purslane herb can often be found growing in lawns or meadows. It will easily regrow after being cut, and it spreads quickly after taking root. Purslane is considered to be a medicinal herb and is a rich source of Vitamin C. In addition, it contains alpha-linolenic acid which is an Omega-3 fatty acid. It is so simple to grow and it offers such wonderful nutritive value.

Purslane is one terrific green! Super healthy, it is loaded with Omega 3- more than any other leafy vegetable, more than many fish oil, and has a strong presence of anti-oxidants. The thick, tart, succulent leaves can be eaten fresh or quickly stir-fried. Can be used for tasty smoothies.

How To Grow Purslane: Start the Purslane herb seeds indoors 4 weeks before the end of frost season, or start the Purslane seeds directly in your garden after the danger of frost has passed. The herb seeds are very small, so gently press them into the soil but do not cover them. Keep it moist until germination. Purslane plants will thrive in just about any soil. It prefers a sunny location. For the best flavor, harvest the leaves often and when they are young and tender.

Growing Tips: Tender perennial that self-sows easily. Surface-sow, gently pressing into the soil as light aids germination. Harvest before blooming to limit plants' spread.

Herb Specifications-------------
Season: Annual USDA Zones: 3 - 10 Height: 6 - 12 inches Bloom Season: Late spring to early fall Bloom Color: Yellow Environment: Full sun

Planting Directions ------------- Temperature: 70 - 85F Average Germ Time: 14 - 21 days Light Required: Yes Depth: Press gently into soil but do not cover Sowing Rate: 25 - 30 seeds per plant Moisture: Keeps seeds moist until germination Plant Spacing: 9 - 12 inches Soil Type: Thrives in all soil types Count: ~50+

Heirloom NON-GMO, Perennial, Easy to Grow, Super Fragrant, Rich Flavor Attracts Pollinators Attracts bees and butterflies Aromatic

Seeds are not individually packaged according to variety but are packaged in one envelope for this listing, please see other listings for individual varieties. We do NOT make any claims that you will receive all 10+ seed varieties since we have no way of knowing which are which.

Varieties Purslane Mix Seeds: A blend of Golden, Rock, Winter, Green, Scarlet, Purslane Golden (Portulaca Oleracea Sativa), Purslane (Portulaca Oleracea Sativa), Purslane (Portulaca Oleracea Toucan Scarlet Shades), Purslane Rock (Calandrinia Umbelleta Ruby Tuesday), Winter Purslane (Claytonia Perfoliata) and much more...

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Our seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that we cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to ensure the success of your crop(s). I try my best to make my buyers happy and would appreciate it if you'd contact me first if you have any questions or problems with your order. If you open a case before contacting me first, I will automatically block you from future purchases. Thank you for your understanding.

Purslane Golden (Portulaca Oleracea Sativa), Purslane (Portulaca Oleracea Sativa), Purslane (Portulaca Oleracea Toucan Scarlet Shades), Purslane Rock (Calandrinia Umbelleta Ruby Tuesday), Winter Purslane (Claytonia Perfoliata)