Purslane Growing Guide
Crop Rotation Group
Light, sandy soil best but will grow in most locations.
Sun or partial shade preferred.
Yes, tolerates mild frosts.
Single Plants: 10cm (3") each way (minimum)
Rows: 10cm (3") with 10cm (3") row gap (minimum)
Sow and Plant
Sow direct into soil from early spring.
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalised calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.
An easy salad crop to grow and will often fit between other plants while they are still small.
Cut leaves as required.
Planting and Harvesting Calendar
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Pests which Affect Purslane