Purslane, a green vegetable which is also known as Verdolaga, is an annual that grows 15 to 30 centimetres in height, with branched trailing shoots. Its edible succulent leaves and stem tops can be prepared in a similar way to spinach, asparagus or cauliflower. Also, this plant can be preserved for the winter and used as a delicious addition to meat. Not only is Purslane a delicious and healthy vegetable, it also features antibacterial properties and is highly suitable for diabetic diets.
Growing: sow the seeds in rows in 25-30cm spacings in May; do not cover them with soil, just press into the soil. The seeds germinate in 7 to 10 days at around 20°C. The first leaves can be harvested in around a month. This vegetable can be harvested 2 to 3 times during its vegetative phase.
Each packet contains 0.5g of seeds.
Each packet includes a growing guide and a sow-by date.
Approximately 1100 seeds (+/- 20%)