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How to Grow Portulaca

Position – Sun or part shade

Soil – Well-drained

Flowering Period –Summer

Hardiness –  Tender to Half hardy


Where to plant Portulaca


Portulaca are best planted in a well-drained soil of loam, chalk or sand within an acidic, alkaline or neutral PH balance. They are best positioned in an area of full sun or part shade. Growing them in Portulaca are well suited to being planted in containers as well as in rock gardens.


Find out more about soil types and how to determine your soil type by clicking here


How to plant Portulaca


Soil may need to be amended with compost or grit before planting to improve its drainage. If you have a clay soil, then growing these plants in containers would be preferable.



How to care for Portulaca


Drought and heat tolerant. Water lightly only when the top of the soil is dry. Do not allow the soil to become soggy as these plants will rot. Deadheading will encourage further flowering.


How to propagate Portulaca


It is possible to propagate Portulaca by seed.

You can find more information on how to propagate plants by clicking here



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