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Sweet Pea Betty Maiden Seeds

Description

 Highly Scented  Spencer Type   Good for Exhibition   RHS Award 

Betty Maiden is a highly scented variety, producing large heads of blue flake with good strong stems and a beautiful strong scent. This sweet pea has the RHS Award of Garden Merit and is highly recommended for exhibition. A Spencer variety growing around 180cm - 220cm tall.
Half Hardy Annual

Lathyrus odoratus

Kings seeds recommend sowing seeds into a good quality seed sowing compost and water only with tap water. Do not use butt water as this can contain harmful pathogens, resulting in poor germination

Product Part Number: 76857

Pack Size: 20 Seeds

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Price : £2.50

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When to Sow Betty Maiden Sweet Pea Seeds

September to April September to April

Where to Sow

September and April sowings: Sow seeds direct in the flowering site 2cm (3/4") deep.
Later sowings: In pots with 5 seeds in each. (7.5cm pot)

October and November sowings: In a cold frame.
January sowings: In a heated glasshouse.
March sowings: In a cold frame.

What to do Next

Glasshouse raised seedlings should be hardened off during March and then planted out early April (weather depending). Plant out in the flowering site at 15cm (6") spacings. Thin direct sown seedlings to 10cm (4") apart. Pick flowers regularly to encourage new growth.

Maturity

Late June to September

Handy Tip

Provide sturdy support for plants such as trellis, frames, arches or a teepee. After a good rain a mature plant will be heavy.

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