All About Purslane: A low desert question...

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All About Purslane

By Boopaints
March 28, 2010

Living in a dry heat with high temperatures between 105 and 110 during the summer, purslane laughs in your face and thrives here in Phoenix, Arizona. Add some incredible, edible ornamental purslane to your garden this summer! A salsa with purslane recipe is included in the article.

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Name: Sheryl
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Hi Becky! I remembered your love for this non-stop bloomer when I was in TN and planted Moss rose a lot.

Now that I'm back in Phx, I forgot all about it Rolling my eyes. If you could give me some hints....

Are you keeping yours in pots or in the ground? I saw your sun exposure hints, now I just need to find out about how much you water them and I'm off!

Thanks for writing this!

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Name: Becky (Boo)
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Jan 4, 2015 12:02 PM CST

Sorry to be so tardy is replying.

I have it in pots on my balcony because I am living in an apartment now. In the ground, it will thrive and relaly takes over!
In pots they get a little bit of water every other day. In the ground they get about twice a week.
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