Ed Hume Seeds

Early Mammoth Sweet Peas

SWEET PEAS Early Mammoth Flowering, Mixed Colors

Annual-One Season Plant - Height 4 feet or more

An early flowering sweet pea with large blooms Its long stems and great fragrance make it an excellent choice for cut flowers. With its wide color range and early blooms it's a wonderful addition to the flower garden.

Special Directions for Short Season Climates

SOWING: Sow seeds directly into the garden in early spring. Plant seed in a trench 6 inches deep and cover with 1 inch of soil. As plants become established fill in trench gradually.

SPACING: Thin established plants 4 to 6 inches apart.

GERMINATION: 10to 20days. Soak seeds overnight for quicker germination. Keep soil moderately moist.

Ed's Special Advice

Sweet peas grow best in a sunny location with cultivated, rich, moist, well drained soil. Provide string or trellis support when vines are 3 to 6 inches tall. Harvesting cut flowers and keeping spent blooms picked will help prolong flowering period.


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