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SWEET PEA Apricot Sprite - LATHYRUS odoratus

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SKU Code: F 570

Family: Fabaceae
Characteristics: Climbing perennial 180 cm

Seeds per packet: Approx. 10
Seed per gram: Approx. 10

A single-coloured Sweet pea with very showy apricot-coloured flowers with a gentle variance in shades with a delicate fragrance in an abundance during winter and spring.  Produces an excellent display in the garden and makes excellent cut flowers.  

Adaptable to most well-drained garden soils but does best in rich friable soil that drains well. Avoid waterlogged soils.

Grow notes:
Traditionally the 17th of March, St Patrick's Day, is the date used as a guide for sowing sweet peas in many parts of Australia.

Pre-treatment: Soak the seed in water overnight.
Sow: 25 mm deep.

Tropical climates: Late summer Autumn
Sub-tropical climates: Autumn
Temperate climates: Autumn
Cold climates: Spring or Late summer-mid Autumn.

Germination: 10-14 days.  

Seed can also be started by soaking the seed overnight and placing it on a moist paper towel and folding it over. Put the paper towel with the seed in a plastic bag and place it on top of the refrigerator. Check daily for moisture content and any seed that has germinated. Seeds should start germination in 3-5 days after which they can be sown at the required depth.  

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