Sweet Pea Extra Fragrant Collection -Seeds Growing Chart
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How to grow sweet peas from seedSweet Pea
Sow sweet peas at a temperature of 10-15C/50-60F they don’t need high temperatures to germinate. Sow seed individually into deep pots or cell trays filled with good quality compost. Keep somewhere warm; such as in a propagator or on a warm windowsill, and keep the compost moist but not wet until seeds germinate.
When the sweet pea seedlings are growing strongly, pinch out the growing tips to encourage the plants to branch. This will give you several stems and lots of flowers.
Sweet peas are tough plants so they don’t need a warm greenhouse; once the seed has germinated a cold frame or a bright spot near a window in a shed or porch will be fine, but protect the young plants from frosts and severe weather with an extra layer of fleece if necessary. The well-rooted sweet peas can be hardened off ready to be planted outside in spring when soil warms up.
Planting out Sweet Peas
Sweet peas are hungry plants so add a special sweet pea fertiliser to the soil before you plant for the best results.
If you are growing the traditional tall sweet peas, grow them up strong supports; use trellis, sweet pea netting or wigwams made of canes or hazel. Plant the sweet peas at the base of the supports when soil warms up in spring. Our Marberry Obelisk planter is a stylish way to grow tall sweet peas on a patio or in a courtyard garden.
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Sown a few days ago great germination all I have to comment on at this stage.
Does exactly as described in the literature.
Coming up great on time thank you.
Sweet Pea Extra Fragrant Collection -Seeds
If exquisite summer fragrance, glorious colour and irresistible flowers is what you look for in a sweet pea then this is the collection for you.
The perfume of sweet peas has turned the heads of gardeners for hundreds of years, it is undeniably unique so if you crave that fragrance you really have to grow them! This collection has perfume in abundance.
Our Sweet Pea Extra Fragrant Collection includes eight of our most highly scented varieties in a money saving collection!
Cathy - white flowers
Champagne Bubbles - pink blush flowers
April in Paris - white flowers with purple tip
Scarlett - bright red and seductive flowers
Blackberry - crimson flowers
Romeo - white and mauve flowers
Memories - emperor-purple flowers
Percy Thrower - white-pink flowersSee Full Description +
- Quantity 1x Pack of each Variety, 160 seeds
- Height 180cm / 6ft
- Sowing distance 20cm / 8in
Delivery: 5-7 Working Days