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(Portulaca oleracea)  Heirloom grown for thousands of years as an edible & medicinal plant.  Considered quite nutritious due to its unusually high omega-3 fatty acids (found mostly in fish and flax seeds) and significant amounts of vitamins A and C, as well as calcium, iron, magnesium and potassium and antioxidants.  Fast growing plant with succulent leaves & stems.  Green leaves added to mesclun mixes to impart a slighty sour, tart hint.  When cooked purslane becomes mucilaginous acting as a thickener in soups and stews. Leaves may also be fried in olive oil, then mixed with feta cheese, tomato, onion garlic and oregano (a traditional Greek dish). 3000 seeds

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SKU SaladGreen00819
Shipping Weight 0.0010kg
Shipping Width 0.010m
Shipping Height 0.010m
Shipping Length 0.010m

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