Portulaca umbraticola grow and care – subshrub of the genus Portulaca also known as Purslane, Portulaca umbraticola annual plant used as ornamental ground cover plant, grow in mediterranean, subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 3-12.
Leaves color green, edible fleshy in some cultivars are sour to tasteless, stems also edible.
Portulaca umbraticola flower
Flower color yellow, orange, purple, pink, white or more than on color, flat or full flower.
Portulaca umbraticola for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy How to grow Portulaca umbraticola growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seedling / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? No Difficulties or problems when growing: Invasive Autumn / Winter / in colder climate spring Planting season: Ants Pests and diseases: Pruning season: All the season How to prune: No need Size of the plant? 5-50 cm, 2-20 inches Growth speed in optimal condition: Fast growing Small amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information Spring / Summer / Autumn Bloom season: General information about the flower Small flower in colors: yellow, orange, purple, pink, white or more than on color, flat or full flower Pollination is done by: Flies, bees Edible leaves Leaves harvesting season Autumn / Winter / Spring Can be cut with the stems, the plant very strong How to harvest the leaves? Information about leaves: Leaves fleshy oval shape in some cultivars are sour to tasteless Uses of Portulaca umbraticola leaves: Salad, cooked Scientific name:
Categories of growing
Autumn Planting, Spring Planting, Winter planting
Light exposure requirements:
Full sun Plants
Climates that the plant can grow:
Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate, Temperate Climate
Growing speed of the plant:
Fast growing plants
Annual plant, Subshrub
Edible plants, Ornamental plants
Requirements for watering the plant:
Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 11, Hardiness zone 12, Hardiness zone 3, Hardiness zone 4, Hardiness zone 5, Hardiness zone 6, Hardiness zone 7, Hardiness zone 8, Hardiness zone 9
Ornamental flower, Ornamental leaves, Ornamental plant
Autumn flowers, Spring flowers, Summer flowers
Orange flower, Pink flower, Purple flower, White flower, Yellow flower
Autumn Harvest, Spring Harvest, Winter harvest
Cooked, Eaten raw, Leafy vegetables, Salad