Green Leaf French Purslane Seeds - (Portulaca oleracea sativa)

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SKU:
V1315
Seed Count::
Approx 200 seeds per pack
Days to Maturity::
45-60 days
Type::
Frost sensitive annual
$3.15

Description

Green Leaf French Purslane

Purslane has thick red succulent stems and fleshy leaves with small yellow flowers. A related plant with similar culinary uses is the North American Miner's Lettuce

History

A cosmopolitan plant dating back to Roman times, it was commonly used for pickles in the Middle Ages.

Uses

Use whole young plants, young leaves and tender stem tips for a tasty potherb or raw in salads. Taste is very similar to watercress or spinach.

Growing Tip

If left to go to seed, will re-seed itself for repeat crops.

 


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