Pruning Sweet Peas - Knowledgebase Question

Islip Terrace, Ne
Question by luandcliff
September 27, 2009
How and when do I prune my sweet pea bush to get ready for winter?


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Answer from NGA
September 27, 2009

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If you wait until frost kills back the plants they will go into dormancy and be ready for the winter weather. After the tops of your sweetpeas are dead, prune them off at ground level and mulch over the crowns of the plants with organic mulch material. Best wishes with your sweet peas.

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