Nothing provides that sweet, spring garden scent quite like sweet peas do. Their nostalgic fragrance and beauty will have you gushing over them for weeks on end. These plants will provide you with buckets of flowers in a time when not much else is flowering. Water and feed them regularly and they will reward you for it.
20 seeds per packet.
|Climate:||Prefers cool growing environment.|
|Sowing guide:||Direct sow (recommended) in March to May or sow in trays and transplant after 4-6 weeks.|
|Germination guide:||14-21 days @ 15 C. Darkness required. Cover with a layer of soil. Soak seed in water overnight before sowing.|
|Good Bee Food:||No|
|Flowering time:||June-September, if sown in March to May. Flowers under short daylight days.|
|Pinch:||Yes, when 15-20 cm high.|
|Final height:||150-200 cm|
Provide vertical support onto which the branches can attach themselves. Be sure to tie up unattached branches as the plant grows to ensure straight flower stems.
Harvest stems when the first flower has fully opened. Cut tall stems and harvest regularly as this encourages branching and flowering.