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Mammoth Mix Sweet Pea

Vigorous vines will climb a trellis or pea fence up to 5' by the end of the season. Plants are covered with mildly fragrant blooms in a wide range of pinks, roses, reds, violets, purples, and white. Stems are 6"-9" on most flowers, quite suitable for cutting. 

20 seeds

 

PLANTING

Lathyrus odoratus

Annual

Germination:7-14 days

Germination Temperature:Optimum soil temperatures 55-65ºF, soaking seeds overnight aid the germination

Seed Planting Depth: Sow ½” deep

Starting Indoors: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before transplanting outdoors in early to mid-spring. Provide 65-75ºF soil temperatures until germination. Transplant 4-6” apart. 

Sowing Outdoors: Direct sow outdoors in early spring 

Growth Habit:Vining, climbing

Height and Width:5-6’

Spacing:4-6” apart

Light Needs: Full sun

Soil Needs:Fertile, moist but well-drained

Approximate days to flower from seed: Blooms in 75-85 days

Uses:Cut flowers, containers, grow on fences, walls, trellises, and arbors, attracts bees, butterflies, and  hummingbirds

Care:  Grows best in cool mild climates, mulching helps keep roots cool and moist. Pinch to encourage branching, harvest often to encourage more flowers. Amend the soil with compost before transplanting.Apply a liquid fertilizer every 3-4 weeks 

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