Purslane. Best weed to grow?

By | August 29, 2016

Pursalne is a very tasty , weed that grows all over the world. very rich in omega 3 fatty acids. its easy to grow , very hardy . great for survival.It contains vitamins : folates , niacin, pantothenic acid, pyridoxine(b6) , riboflavin , thiamine , vitamin A , vitamin C.
It contains the electrolytes sodium , potassium. Minerals : calcium , copper , iron , magnesium , phosphorus , selenium , zinc.
Very little bitterness to them, making them a great weed to forage.
succulent leaves and flowers are good to eat. do not eat the roots!
It has a look alike weed call spurge, this weed is not good to eat. can tell what spurge looks like by its stem being hairy, and the leaves are not succulent.
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