Portulaca umbraticola growing 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.
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Requirements for 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?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Autumn / Winter / in colder climate spring
Pests and diseases:
All the season
How to prune:
Size of the plant?
5-50 cm, 2-20 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Small amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer / Autumn
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:
Leaves harvesting season
Autumn / Winter / Spring
How to harvest the leaves?
Can be cut with the stems, the plant very strong
Information about leaves:
Leaves fleshy oval shape in some cultivars are sour to tasteless
Uses of Portulaca umbraticola leaves: