Asked by: Viorika Hirschler
asked in category: General Last Updated: 24th January, 2020

Where do sweet peas grow best?

Sweet peas are happiest with their heads in the sun and their roots deep in cool, moist soil. When possible, plant low-growing annuals in front of them to shade their roots. Choose a well-drained site.

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Besides, what month do you plant sweet peas?

Sow your sweet peas seeds anytime from October until March, two seeds to a pot. You can sow your sweet pea seeds in March but growing sweet peas over winter will produce stronger, more robust plants.

Also Know, what is the best way to grow sweet peas? Use a good quality compost and sow several sweet pea seeds to a pot. Plant them about 1cm deep, cover with compost and water them well. Sweet peas perform best if their roots are forced to grow in a deep, narrow channel so choose a tall pot to give them a strong start.

Also to know, do Sweet peas need full sun?

Conditions Sweet peas grow in full sun to partial shade and require rich, well-drained soil. Sweet peas are sometimes troubled by birds, slugs, snails, aphids, and thrips. Propagation New plants should be grown from seed.

When can I plant my sweet peas outside?

You can plant them outdoors as soon as the soil can be worked in spring. Chances are it will still be quite cold, but the seeds will be fine. Gardeners in the south can start sweet peas in late fall for bloom in late winter or early spring. Check with your cooperative extension for best practice in your area.

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