Portulaca

claubill(z3Sud ONT)August 27, 2007

I've never collected portulaca seeds. I opened up one little pod (??) thinking seeds were inside but when I opened it up, it was a little flower. So do you know when it's seeds or a flower ready to bloom?

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latha(5b)

Hi
I have never collected seeds of portulaca, but i noticed that they come back every year.

Latha

    Bookmark   August 27, 2007 at 4:21PM
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HomeMaker

When the seeds ripen, the seed pod is quite dry and brown. Looks like a little pointy elf hat. You pretty much just lift it off.

If it's greenish, it's probably a flower.

Hope this helps.

    Bookmark   August 27, 2007 at 7:29PM
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