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SWEET PEA Knee Hi Mix 10g

Lathyrus odoratus

Stock: Available

SKU Code: F 627-10g


Family: Fabaceae
Sub-family: Faboideae
Characteristics: Annual climber 60-70 cm

Seed per packet: Approx. 12
Seed per gram: Approx. 12

A compact bush type Sweet Pea, "Knee-Hi" is a small to medium sized mounding plant with more height than the dwarf types, but shorter than the traditional vine varieties.

The wide ranges of vivid colours include purple, red, rose, white, pink, blue, scarlet, cream, and salmon. Grows well in large containers and does well as a knee high border. Self-supporting.

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

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