Flowers Sweet Peas Mammoth Choice Mix

Mammoth Choice Mix

Sweet Pea Seed

Product ID: 1408

Large flowers on long stems.

This early-flowering variety can withstand heat and drought unusually well. Mix of deep rose, rose pink, salmon, scarlet, white, lavender, medium blue, and deep burgundy produces well into the summer. Can be spelled either as sweet pea or sweetpea.

• Attracts hummingbirds.

Ht. 60-72". Avg. 330 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.
All parts of this plant are poisonous, including the seeds. Exercise extreme caution around children and pets. The purchaser assumes all liability relating to the use of this product.

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Packet

$3.95
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1 Ounce

$7.00
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1/4 Pound

$16.00
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1 Pound

$49.10
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Additional Information

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 14-21 days at 55-65°F (13-18°C). Presoak seed for 24 hours in room temperature water prior to planting to aid germination.

SOWING: Direct seed (recommended): Sow 6 weeks before the last frost, 2-3 seeds 6" apart, 1/4- 1/2" deep. Darkness is required for germination. Thin to 6" apart when true leaves appear.
Transplant: Sow 4-6 weeks before planting out. Sow 2 seeds directly into each cell or 3-4" pot, 1/4- 1/2" deep. Keep soil surface moist until emergence. Thin to one plant when the true leaves appear. Transplant outside as soon as the soil can be worked. Seedlings won't be damaged by a late frost.

GROWING ON: Mulch to keep the roots cool. Pinch when 6-8" tall to encourage denser branching and more flowers. Cutting flowers increases bloom.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Rich, deep, loamy, moist, well-drained soil.

PLANT HEIGHT: Varies. Support is needed.

PLANT SPACING: 6".

HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.

HARVEST: Harvest when half the flowers on a stem are open.

STEM LENGTH: 6-16".

VASE LIFE: 4-6 days
Sweet Peas do not store well, but if necessary store at a temperature of 36-39°F (2-4°C), providing at least 12 hours of light per day.

USES: Cut flower, back of borders, fences, trellises, arbors, and cottage gardens.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Lathyrus odoratus
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
75 - 85 Days
Life Cycle
Plants are either Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grows year after year), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Annual
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits. Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
Product Features
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Good variety to choose for fresh cut Flowers displays.
Good for Trellising Good for Trellising
Variety requires a trellis in order to grow properly.
Fragrant Fragrant
Variety is highly fragrant.
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Fragrant Good for Trellising