Sweet pea, climbing (Organic)

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Quick facts

  • Excellent cut flower
  • Nitrogen fixer
  • Frost tolerant flower

 

Lathyrus odoratus

Sweet Pea, Climbing, Mixed colors.  We love sweet peas!  Vigorous climbers, this mix reaches 5-6' tall and must have a trellis.  Flowers over a very long period of time, through the early fall frosts.  This makes a great addition to cut-flower bunches. 

As members of the legume familiy fabacea, sweet peas are nitrogen fixers.  This means they partner with nitrogen fixing bacteria at the soil/root level to harvest atmospheric nitrogen, turning it into a plant-available nitrogen.  Nitrogen is necessary for the leafy green growth of plants.  

*NOTE-  ALL PARTS OF THIS PLANT ARE TOXIC TO ANIMALS AND PEOPLE.  PLEASE TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS WITH CHILDREN, PETS, AND LIVESTOCK.  

How to grow it:

Germ Temp

Indoor Start

Germ Days

Frost Tolerant

Sun

Seed Depth

Plant/Row Spacing

65-75

Not rec.

14-25 d.

Yes

Full to part shade

1”

6”/8”


Plant in early spring when soil temperatures reach 65 degrees near a trellis.  Soaking seeds for 12-24 hours prior to planting to hasten germination- which is quite reliable but slow and can take up to 3 weeks.  


Seed specs:  2 g, ~ 40 seeds