Sweet Pea Mammoth Mixed

Overview

Botanical Name: Lathyrus odoratus

Mr Fothergills Sweet Pea Mammoth is a superb variety that flowers very early and is then free-flowering over a long period. It is ideal for cutting, as the fragrant blooms are carried on long firm stems. A hardy annual, flowering the same year.

•Needs a fence or trellis and lots of sun

Plant Height: 180cm

How To Grow

Sow 12mm (1/2”) deep in flowering position. Thin out to 20cm (8”) apart. Prepare soil well and if damp when sowing, additional watering is not usually required until plants are established. Train young plants up a fence or wall, or support with sticks and netting. Spring plantings possible in cold districts. Seedlings emerge 10-14 days.

When To Plant

South Island: Feb, Mar, Apr, Oct, Nov, Dec

North Island: Feb, Mar, Apr, May

Flowering

13 weeks