Miner's Lettuce

Claytonia perfoliata Open Pollinated

  • Also known as "Winter Purslane"
  • Hardy & easy to grow
  • Tolerates poor soil conditions

Standard seed packet, 200 seeds

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'Miner's Lettuce' seeds

Claytonia perfoliata


  • Also known as "Winter Purslane"
  • Hardy & easy to grow
  • Tolerates poor soil conditions

Annual rosette forming plant growing to around 30cm high. Often used as a salad green, Miner's Lettuce has a fresh crisp flavour and fleshy succulent textured leaves. Leaves, stalks and flowers can be harvested fresh and used in salads or can be boiled and eaten like spinach. Grows all year round in cool positions in dappled sunlight. Great for growing under trees. Loves sandy well drained positions and tolerates poor soil conditions and harsh cold winters. Can be used as a ground cover. Hardy. Easy to grow. Also known as "Winter Purslane" or "Indian Lettuce".

Seeds per gram: 1860
Product code: G5-07

Quick Sowing Guide
Method Sow direct
Sowing Depth 1mm
Season Autumn, Winter and Spring
Germination 7-10 days @ 10-15°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Hardy Annual
Plant Spacing 30cm
Plant Height 30cm
Position Part or full sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 50 days


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All orders are dispatched from our warehouse in Knoxfield, Victoria, Australia.

We do not deliver overseas.

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Please note we are unable to guarantee specific delivery dates or delivery timeframes, all delivery times are estimates only.


Order contains: Delivery options: Delivery cost per order
Small seed packets ONLY - Economy Delivery $3.00 or FREE on orders over $25 $5
Parcel Delivery Capped rate of $8.99
Express Delivery $15.00

BULK seed, garden supplies, tools, or accessories -

Parcel Delivery

Capped rate of $8.99

Express Delivery

Starting from $15.00
(Calculated by weight)
Live Plants - Live plants Capped rate of $10.00

*All orders sent to Western Australia are subject to mandatory inspection and fees by Quarantine WA. These fees are included in all shipping costs above.

**We will replace all orders that are lost or damaged in transit however we will not replace or refund orders simply because they were delivered later than estimated. Full details here.


Ratings & Reviews

Miner's Lettuce

great plant for a shade area in winter, tastes great on its own or with a light dressing. will go brown in spring when exposed to hot sun.
Ty C 5 July 2020