Phytosanitary Certificates are now available for international buyers. We ship Internationally and Australia wide including Tasmania and WA.
SKU Code: F 531
Characteristics: Annual 180 cm
Seeds per packet: 20
Fragrant blooms of deep maroon. The Royal Family series was developed from the earlier Cuthbertsons, and improved with larger flowers, longer stems and a more floriferous nature.
Adaptable to most well-drained garden soils but does best in a rich friable soil that drains well. Avoid waterlogged soils.
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.
We now stock a range of Propagation Accessories including the popular Aquamiser Propagation Kits, Pots, Native and Forestry Tubes, Trays, Labels and more.
We can only ship these items to Australian locations, international customers please request shipping quotation prior to purchasing.