A popular European vegetable prepared as a cooked green or used raw in salads like spinach. High in omega-3 fatty acids and Vitamin E (7X that of spinach). CULTURE: Purslane likes warm soil to germinate. SOIL: Greens will tolerate a broad range of soils, but prefers warm sandy loam. PH 6.5-7 FERTILITY: Ensure adequate levels of nitrogen for proper leaf colour. Excessive fertilizing will cause rapid growth and weak stems. GERMINATION: Sow outdoors in warm soil. SPACING: Seed thick like spinach. 3 seeds per inch. PESTS: Few known other than some molds that form under high humidity. Contains 2500-3500 sds/gm.
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