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SWEET PEA Spencer Choice Stripes

Lathyrus odoratus

Stock: Available

$3.60

Family: Fabaceae

Subfamily: Faboideae

Characteristics: Annual 180 cm

Seeds per packet: 12

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This sweet pea mix is probably the best and most complete mixture of sweet peas available anywhere. It is composed of over many colours and shades of Spencer stripes sweet peas. An exquisite balance of colours and a must for any gardener who likes to grow sweet peas.

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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