Plant Care Wingpod Purslane

Wingpod Purslane

4.0 out of 5 (4 experiences)

Wingpod Purslane has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily
Wingpod Purslane has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily

Also known as

Crownpod Purslane

Taxonomy

Portulaca umbraticola
Portulaca
Portulacaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Wingpod Purslane

Water

How often to water your Wingpod Purslane

Water needs for Wingpod Purslane
0.5 cups
every 12

Wingpod Purslane needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Wingpod Purslane

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Wingpod Purslane in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Wingpod Purslane: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Wingpod Purslane love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Wingpod Purslane does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Wingpod Purslane in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Wingpod Purslane

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Wingpod Purslane: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Wingpod Purslane after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Wingpod Purslane

Wingpod Purslane

Wingpod Purslane


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Wingpod Purslane has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 3
Wingpod Purslane has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Wingpod Purslane has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Wingpod Purslane has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 1
Wingpod Purslane has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Doseofpurplehaze avatar
@Doseofpurplehaze
leaf-1 25 Plants
xp 1,121 XP
globe Goodyear, Arizona
06/21/2021

This particular purslane is difficult to bloom in hot climates…. Not sure if it actually can handle the Arizona sun like it says it can. Won’t purchase again.

Pest magnet Pest magnet
Fast grower Fast grower

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