An annual succulent, purslane is has a low, spreading habit but can grow quite high (up to 40 cm). Native to India and Persia, it’s found throughout the world, and is quite a wonder plant. A tasty and nutritional  herb, purslane is tolerant of many conditions, and usually appears from mid-summer. Purslane reproduces from both seeds and stem pieces.

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