Sweet Pea 'Royal Mix' (Spencer Sweet Peas) is an early flowering celebration in Red, White, Pink and Blue, The more you pick, the more they produce
- Family: Lathyrus odoratus
- Common name: Royal Mix
- Plant Classification: Annual
- Height(approx.): 5-6ft
- Sunlight: Full Sun
Annual (One season plant). A popular flowering vine reaching up to 5-6 feet. Beautiful and long lasting romantically-fragrant flowers. A spring flowering plant in a wide range of bright colour shades. Great in the garden or for cutting in bunches. Blooms over an extended season. Heat resistant.
- Days To Germination: 10-14 days
- Optimum Soil Temp. For Germination: 70F
- Planting Depth: 1 inch
- Spacing , Seed: 1 inch
- Spacing, Plant: 6-12 inches
Start seeds indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost. Or plant outdoors in well-drained soil in early spring, after all danger of frost, when soil is 70 F. Cover seeds with 1 inch of soil.
10-14 days, depending upon soil and weather conditions.
THINNING AND TRANSPLANTING:
Transplant when young seedlings are about 2 inches high and after all danger of frost has passed. Space 6-12 inches apart.
Keep soil moderately moist during germination. Provide string and trellis for support when plant is 3-6 inches tall. For quicker germination soak seeds overnight. Seeds are poisonous. Do not let pets or children swallow/ingest.
Suitable for the vegetable garden, allotments and containers.
Be prepared to water well and supplement feed with high-potash feed during season. Regular feeding is recommended.