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Forester_PeteForester_Pete DevonPosts: 151
Hi

I have had some plants cropping all winter (covered in snow again today) but was wondering how long they last into spring and onwards?  Or should I plan to replace them.

They worked really nicely in a container just outside the back door.

thanks

Peter

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  • Allotment BoyAllotment Boy North London Posts: 5,837
    Winter purslane or Miners lettuce will probably run to seed in the late spring early summer (just as any lettuce would at the end of it's season). So I would plan to re-sow fresh later in the year, grow summer salad leaves early in the year. True Purslane is a Mediterranean plant & will only grow in Summer here but it will self seed readily & come back. 
    AB Still learning

  • Forester_PeteForester_Pete DevonPosts: 151
    Thanks, will keep picking while I can then.
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