IMPORTANT: You are using an old browser. You will not be able to checkout using this browser for data security reasons. Please use another browser or upgrade this one to continue. Read more.

Salad Greens, Purslane Goldgelber

Short Description

A lemon-scented herb ready to light up a salad.

Full Description

Purslane has an honored place in the European repertoire of greens. Mildly acerbic, purslane's tasty leaves have a pleasant lemony fragrance and make for a sparkly salad, offering a nutritious bonus of high amounts of omega-3 fatty acids.
Buy this product
Item # Product
Order
Quantity
Price
Item#: 62250A
Order: 1 Pkt.(650 Seeds)
- +
$3.95
Add to Wish List

In Stock

Product properties

Days To Maturity

26 days

Sun

Full Sun

Spread

12 inches

Height

6 inches

Sow Method

Direct Sow/Indoor Sow

Planting Time

Fall, Spring

Sow Time

2-4 weeks BLF

Thin

12 inches

Life Cycle

Annual

Plant Shipping Information

the burpee

difference

100%

satisfaction
guaranteed

non-gmo
since 1876

Images

Salad Greens, Purslane Goldgelber, , large
Enlarge Photo
Print Page
Our Experts Suggest

Video

Fall Lettuce
Fall is an ideal time to grow cools season lettuce favorites.
Watch video
How To Plant & Grow Lettuce
Learn how to plant and grow lettuce from Burpee's expert horticulturist.
Watch video
  • How to Sow

    • For optimum flavor, grow in cool weather.
    • Sow in rich soil early in spring when the ground can be worked.
    • Sow in rows 6-8 inches apart. Seeds can be broadcast thinly along rows or wide bands.  Sow ¼ inch deep. Firm lightly and keep soil evenly moist.
    • Seedlings emerge in 10-14 days depending on soil and weather conditions.
    • For continuous crops, resow every other week until the weather gets too warm.
    • In hot weather, provide shade to slow bolting.
    • For a mature harvest, thin to stand to 6 inches apart when 1-2 inches high. If growing as a baby leaf, do not thin.

    How to Grow

    • Keep weeds under control during the growing season. Weeds compete with plants for water, space and nutrients, so control them by either cultivating often or use a mulch to prevent their seeds from germinating. Avoid disturbing the soil around the plants when weeding.
    • Keep plants well watered during dry periods to promote rapid, uninterrupted growth. Plants need about 1 inch of rain per week during the growing season. Use a rain gauge to check to see if you need to add water. It’s best to water with a drip or trickle system that delivers water at low pressure at the soil level. If you water with overhead sprinklers, water early in the day so the foliage has time to dry off before evening, to minimize disease problems. Keep the soil moist but not saturated.
    • Monitor for pests and diseases. Check with your local Cooperative Extension Service for pest controls recommended for your area.

    Harvest and Preserving Tips

    • Quick and easy to harvest.
    • Most can be cut in 30-55 days. Radicchios take up to 90 days to harvest.
    • Harvest baby leaves when 4-6 inches long.
    • Fresh salad greens can be cut at your own leisure, shortly before preparing salads.
    • Great for salads! Pick and choose leaves to combine colors, crispness and flavors from different varieties.
    • Cut when leaves are crisp, in the cool morning. Avoid harvest during times of intense heat.
    • Refrigerate the harvest to preserve until used.
  • Days To Maturity
    26 days
    Sun
    Full Sun
    Spread
    12 inches
    Height
    6 inches
    Sow Method
    Direct Sow/Indoor Sow
    Planting Time
    Fall, Spring
    Sow Time
    2-4 weeks BLF
    Thin
    12 inches
    Life Cycle
    Annual