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Wingpod Purslane, Portulaca umbraticola- Plant (Any colour)

Product Contains

Sr Item name
1 Wingpod Purslane-Plant
2 Terracotta Pot

190.00 210.00

Estimated delivery date 2022/08/18

Description

  • The name “Portulaca” is a derivative of “portare” (meaning, to carry) and lac (milk) which refers to the plant’s milky sap.
  • Seeds are formed in a tiny pod which opens when the seeds are ready.
  • Foliage are smaller and wider than that of other species of Portulaca.
  • Flower colours range from yellow, pink, orange and blue.
  • It’ll thrive in the hottest, brightest sun and is renowned for its drought tolerance.
  • If plants start to look untidy in summer, cut back half of the growth to encourage fresh, flower-bearing shoots.

Plant Specifications

Common Name
Yubi Summer Joy
Spreading length Upto 16 inches wide
Flower Colour
White, orange, yellow, red, pink
Bloom Time Spring-Summer-Rainy
Difficulty Level Easy

Planting and Caring

Sunlight

  • Bright direct light is good for the plant growth.

Soil

  • The soil should be well drained, fertile and rich in organic content for growing this plant.

Watering

  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 1 cup(approx.50ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch.
  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • As a rule of thumb, water the plants thoroughly in summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
  • Water should be applied preferably in the morning or evening.

Application of Fertilizer

  • Before application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so, it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.
  • Apply organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.

Repotting 

  • Repot the topiary into a slightly larger container every two years.

Plant Protection

  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

Don’ts

  • Do not overwater the plant specially when pot doesn’t have drainage hole.
  • Avoid applying water on leaves in hot afternoon it may cause fungus infection.

 

Special Feature

Beautiful rose shape flower.

Uses

Ornamental Use:

  • It makes an excellent container or house plant, it can also be grown in hanging basket, topiary or as ground cover

Disclaimer : The image is for reference purposes only. The actual product may vary in shape or appearance based on climate, age, height, etc.

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  • Store Name: WILDROOTS
  • Vendor: WILDROOTS
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