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Seed Library : Edible Succulent

Seed Library is free and open to all MCLA students, faculty, and staff. Listed are the types of seeds and number of packets available. Please request a maximum of 10 packets. To request, fill out the form and we will mail the seeds to you!

Purslane

availability: 9 packets 

approx. 100 seeds/packet

Latin Name: Portulaca oleracea var. sativa 

Zesty, succulent leaves packed with Omega 3's. Tolerates heat but not cold. This is not your well-known garden weed. Individual leaves are oval to round and thick, about the size of a teaspoon with fresh, tangy flavor. Very nutritious and easy-to-grow salad green. Upright plants 18 inches tall.

Planting tips: Tender annual. Direct seed or transplant after all danger of frost has passed. Plant seeds 1/4 inch deep. 

Open-pollinated, organic