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Fragrant

Fragrant

Variety is highly fragrant.

Good for Trellising

Good for Trellising

Variety requires a trellis in order to grow properly.

Use for cut flowers and bouquets

Use for cut flowers and bouquets

Good variety to choose for fresh cut Flowers displays.

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Mammoth Choice MixSweet Pea Seed

1408

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. Ht. 60-72". Avg. 300 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.

Product Price Qty
1408Packet  $3.95 
14081 Ounce  $7.00 
14081/4 Pound  $15.25 
Backordered until 08/12/15
14081 Pound  $46.70 

Quick Facts

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   74

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

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Fragrant   Good for Trellising   Use for cut flowers and bouquets  

Shipping Information & Notes

CAUTION: All parts of this plant are poisonous, including the seeds. Exercise extreme caution around children and pets. The purchaser assumes all liabilities relating to the use of this product.

Growing Information

Sweet Peas

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, 1-2" 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.

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


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