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Old July 18, 2013   #57
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Originally Posted by habitat_gardener View Post
That's what happened when I wanted to grow stinging nettles. I planted seed and nothing came up. I finally got nettles (nettles!!) to grow when someone was offering plants (dig up free!). I planted a few, let them go to seed, and voila! A garden full of nettles forevermore.

One site claims purslane germinates best with soil temps of 90F. Another site says a single plant can put out 240K seeds and that seeds can lie dormant for 5 to 40 years. So if a seed packet has a paltry 5K seeds...
thousands of years after a nuclear war the cockroaches will be eating pursalane.

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