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Anxious to start planting

Posted by gmaj (My Page) on
Mon, Apr 6, 09 at 20:31

How soon do I dare plant Sweet Pea seeds directly into the ground in South Jordan?

Thanks.


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RE: Anxious to start planting

As soon as you can work the soil. Peas need the soil to be over 40 degrees in order to emerge. Mine are already coming up. Peas are one of the hardiest vegetables out there and can withstand snow and occasional frosts.

I would consider "chitting" the seeds before planting for a better start. I have posted on this in my blog

http://www.vegenag.com/2009/03/plant-peas-even-if-you-dont-eat-them/

I would get them into the ground as soon as you can since they don't like temperatures over 80 degrees.

Here is a link that might be useful: My blog


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RE: Anxious to start planting

These are Sweetpea FLOWER seeds. Can they go in as early as vegetable peas?


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RE: Anxious to start planting

That I would not know about. I only know vegetables and leave the flowers up to my wife. I would advise reading the seed packet and it should tell you.


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