Sweet pea seeds - Knowledgebase Question

Long Beach, Ca
Question by pepassport
December 15, 2009
I collected the seeds from my flowers last year, when should I sow them? I live in Long Beach CA.


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Answer from NGA
December 15, 2009

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In mild winter climates like yours where the ground does not freeze, sweet peas should be fall-sown in October or November for spring bloom. But if you don't get your sweet peas planted in fall, you can still get a nice crop, although a little later to bloom, if planted in late January or February. You also have the option of planting them in August for a Christmastime display of flowers. Enjoy!

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