Miner's Lettuce

Claytonia perfoliata

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Standard seed packet, 200 seeds (NOT TO WA)

$1.50
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Miner's Lettuce

Claytonia perfoliata

NOT TO WA


  • 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".


How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct
Sowing Depth: 1mm
When: 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 to Maturity/Flowering: 50 days

(Product number: G5-07)
Seeds per gram: 1860 seeds


SKU G5-07
Shipping Weight 0.0005kg
Botanical name: Claytonia perfoliata
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 200 seeds
Quarantine restrictions: NOT TO WA
Seeds per gram: 1860

Miner's Lettuce

5 July 2020
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.
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