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Purslane Seeds

Purslane seeds develop into edible succulent plants known for their crunchy texture and high nutritional value. They are particularly rich in omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants. This crop is tolerant to heat and thrives in direct sunlight. While often considered a weed, purslane benefits the survival gardener for the traits of resilience adaptability that cause many to over look it as a useful plant. It grows low to the ground, forming fleshy leaves and small yellow flowers that can serve as ground cover in poor soil conditions.

Survival Garden Seeds high-quality purslane seeds for sale. This humble plant is perfect for adding a nutritious and versatile green to your garden. Our non-GMO seeds are selected for their reliability, high germination rate, and usefulness in your survival garden.

Growing Purslane Seeds in Your Garden

  • Leaves are rich in Omega-3
  • Thrives in hot and sunny locations
  • Non-GMO, heirloom seeds
  • Used in salads, soups, and fried


Purslane has a long cultivation record and has been grown for millenia in many areas of the world, particularly in the Mediterranean and parts of the Middle East. Easily growing in poor soil and drought conditions, purslane is a resilient plant that can thrive in almost any outdoor space from USDA hardiness zones 2 to 11. It may naturally re-seed with wind and can spread vigorously, so it may be useful to keep it contained in pots or raised beds. This amazing plant is filled with useful nutrients and can adapt to various environmental conditions.


Purslane seeds require heat to germinate. Sow them in the garden after any possibility of frost has passed, planting shallowly on the soil surface. The seeds will germinate in 7 - 10 days if the soil is kept moist. Purslane is ideal for ground cover or filling gaps in the lawn or garden.


This plant is incredibly low maintenance once established. Preferring dry soil, purslane does not need frequent watering. That’s why it’s the perfect candidate for xeriscaping. Spreading quickly, purslane covers the ground with its succulent leaves. They can be harvested regularly to encourage new growth. This plant is free from pests and diseases, adding to its appeal.

Discover all of purslane’s benefits when you grow this nutritious, often overlooked plant yourself. Its succulent leaves add a crunchy, lemony flavor to meals, offering a boost of omega-3. Easy to grow, purslane is perfect for a gardener looking to diversify their edible plant collection.

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