Plant Care Annual Sweet Pea

Annual Sweet Pea

Also known as

sweet pea

Taxonomy

Lathyrus odoratus
Lathyrus
Fabaceae
Fabales

How to care for Annual Sweet Pea

Water

How often to water your Annual Sweet Pea

Water needs for Annual Sweet Pea
0.5 cups
every 9

Annual Sweet Pea needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Annual Sweet Pea

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Plant care guide for Annual Sweet Pea in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Finding light for Annual Sweet Pea in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Annual Sweet Pea: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Annual Sweet Pea love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Colorado Springs, Colorado ⛅.

Annual Sweet Pea does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Annual Sweet Pea

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Annual Sweet Pea: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Annual Sweet Pea after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Annual Sweet Pea is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!


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Care Summary for Annual Sweet Pea

Annual Sweet Pea

Annual Sweet Pea


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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