Vegetables Greens Specialty Greens Gruner Red Purslane

Gruner Red Purslane

Specialty Green Seed

Product ID: 2257

Succulent green leaves and pink upright stems.

Same flavor and growth habit as Goldberg Golden but with smaller leaves. Pick as needed to within 2" of base. New leaves and stems will regrow. Sensitive to frost. Called "verdolaga" in Spanish. Avg. 59,900 seeds/oz. Packet: 500 seeds.




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CULTURE: Direct seed after last frost, as purslane is sensitive to hard frost. Sow about 1/2" apart, 1/4" deep. Thin to 4-6" apart.
For transplantin,g sow 3-4 seeds per 1" cell-type container or pot in midspring. Cover with 1/8" of soil. Thin to 2 plants per cell. After last frost, transplant to the garden about 8" apart, using care not to damage the roots.
HARVEST: Pick as needed to within 2" of their bases. New stems and leaves will re-grow continually for several weeks.
DISEASES AND PESTS: Prevent disease with crop rotation and sanitation.
SEED SPECS: SEEDS/OZ.: Avg. 63,900 seeds.
PACKET: 500 seeds, sows 20'.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Portulaca oleracea sativa
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
50 Days
Life Cycle
Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.<br>Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
Product Features
Heat Tolerant Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Salad Mix Component Salad Mix Component
A mixture of lettuce and greens with different colors, flavors and textures, harvested at a tender, baby, bite-size stage. For fresh salads.
Salad Mix Component Heat Tolerant