Purslane Big Bloom Gold Rooted Cutting Liner

Purslane Big Bloom Gold - Rooted Cutting Liner

Our Product CodePBG
Sold in Liners of 100
Price Per Plug: 43¢
Total Per Tray: $43.00
1/3 Partial Tray
Price Per Plug: 58¢
Total Per Tray: $20.30

North Carolina Farms, Inc.
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Purslane (in the genus Portulaca) are spreading succulents that may have originated in Europe or North Africa. Both our own purslane and our patented portulaca perform well in heat and drought and naturally load up with small, colorful blooms. Use purslane in hanging baskets or as colorful cascading elements in combination planters.

Growing Tips


For best results with Purslane, we recommend using a constant feed program of 200 ppm N. Maintain a pH between 6.0 - 6.5.


Pinching is recommended 5-10 days after transplantation. A second pinch may be necessary depending on the size and shape of the final pot.


Space pots adequately to allow for light penetration and airflow between foliage of adjacent pots. We recommend 6-8 inches for 4” pots and 18-24 inches for 10” pots.

Height Control

Maintaining high light intensity and pinching are the best way to control height. An initial pinch is recommended, but additional pinching may be necessary to shape your final product.


Aphids and thrips are the biggest pest problems with Purslane.


Big Bloom Gold are not prone to many diseases, but watch for botrytis while the days are short. This grey rot is usually associated with wet or humid conditions. You can prevent botrytis by allowing the plant to dry out between waterings, allowing for good airflow in your greenhouse, and spacing to allow the sun to penetrate to the soil level. The most common chemicals used to treat botrytis are Medallion and Banrot. Use them as a drench according to each label’s instructions.

Planting Big Bloom Gold Liners

  1. We recommend planting 4-5 starter plants per 10 inch basket. Use a well-drained soil in your baskets and plant your starter plants deep, allowing the ellepot to be completely covered by the soil. If you are planting 4” pots, 1 plant per pot should be sufficient if you have enough time. Plant it directly in the middle of your pot.
  2. Pinching is recommended 5-10 days after transplantation. A second pinch may be necessary depending on the size and shape of the final pot.

Rooted Cuttings

Cuttings vary in size between different plant families. These rooted starter plants will arrive ready to be transplanted in to your final container. If they are to be used in a landscape application, you will need to establish them in a 4 inch pot or an 1801 before planting outside.
Purslane Big Bloom Gold Quick Reference Guide
4" crop time4 Weeks
10" crop time8 Weeks
Bloom PeriodSpring, Summer, Fall
Height6-12 Inches
LightFull Sun
Minimum Temp60
Perennial Zone11-12
Water NeedsLight

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