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Portulaca Help

Awilson

New Member
Messages
2
Planting Zone
60090
I’m not sure what I’m doing wrong for these to look this way any suggestions or help would be greatly appreciated.4010
 

Mr_Yan

Well-Known Member
Messages
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Location
Western Michigan
Planting Zone
6a
I don't know this plant at all.

Hard to tell what the problem fully is from just a pic.

Is the stem rotting?
Are the needle / leaf things rotting?
Is it just the flowers that are browning and shriveling up?

If its just the flowers pull the old flowers off - it's called deadheading. Read this link about it

60 seconds of internet search and reading told me this plant is from a tropical arid-ish place. It wants sandy dryer soil. Over watering it and keeping it moist will kill the thing quickly.
 

Awilson

New Member
Messages
2
Planting Zone
60090
It’s the flowers shriveling up and the plant calls for full sun and when I do that it seems that the flowers burn off and die but when I bring it inside life comes back so I’m a little confused ask for proper care for Portulaca . But I will read the link you sent me thank you for your response
 

miss_somebody

New Member
Messages
5
Planting Zone
7
You answer your question actually. The problem may caused by sun. Or maybe they like moist places. So you can put your plant to place in your home that see the sun partially. Not too much but some sun will help your plant.
 
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