Winter, Purslane – (aka claytonia, miners lettuce) originates from the North American coastline. It can be harvested until deep into the winter and tastes similar to Corn salad. Cold-hardy salad green with quantities of heart-shaped leaf pairs, each "wrapped" around a white-flowered stem. Hardiest of the winter salad greens, can tolerate moderate frost and can be grown all winter in mild regions or in cold greenhouses. The taste of the young leaves is wild and fresh. Suitable for multiple cuttings. Montia perfoliata is a nourishing vegetable that is rich in vitamin C.
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