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Portulaca/Moss Rose Plant (any colour) in 4 Inch Nursery Bag

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Portulaca Plant (Portulaca grandiflora) 🌸

The Portulaca Plant, scientifically known as Portulaca grandiflora, is a vibrant and low-maintenance annual prized for its colorful, cup-shaped flowers and succulent foliage. Native to Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay, this drought-tolerant plant is also known as Moss Rose or Purslane.

Care Tips:

Watering: 💧 Water sparingly, allowing the soil to dry out between waterings. Portulaca plants are drought-tolerant and prefer slightly dry conditions. Avoid overwatering, as it can lead to root rot.

Light: 🌞 Provide full sun for optimal growth and blooming. Portulacas thrive in bright sunlight and hot, dry conditions.

Temperature: 🌡️ Grow in warm temperatures between 70-90°F (21-32°C). These plants are sensitive to frost and thrive in warm climates.

Soil: 🏝️ Plant in well-draining soil with good aeration. Sandy or loamy soil is ideal for Portulacas.

Fertilizing: 🌱 Apply a balanced liquid fertilizer diluted to half strength every 4-6 weeks during the growing season. Avoid excessive fertilization, which can lead to leggy growth and fewer flowers.

Deadheading: 💀 Remove spent flowers regularly to promote continuous blooming throughout the season.

Propagation: 🌱 Easily propagate Portulaca plants from stem cuttings or by collecting and planting seeds.

Suitable Location:

Portulaca plants thrive in locations with:

  • Full Sunlight: 🌞 Place in an area that receives at least 6-8 hours of direct sunlight per day.
  • Warmth: 🌡️ Grow in a warm environment with temperatures consistently above 70°F (21°C).
  • Good Drainage: 🏝️ Ensure the soil has excellent drainage to prevent waterlogging, especially in containers.

With their dazzling array of colors and minimal care requirements, Portulaca plants are excellent choices for sunny borders, rock gardens, or containers. Enjoy their cheerful blooms all summer long with proper care.


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