Plant Care Broad-Leaved Sweet Pea
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Broad-Leaved Sweet Pea

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Broad-Leaved Sweet Pea has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Broad-Leaved Sweet Pea has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate

Also known as

Everlasting Pea and Perennial Pea

Taxonomy

Lathyrus latifolius
Lathyrus
Fabaceae
Fabales

How to care for Broad-Leaved Sweet Pea

Water

How often to water your Broad-Leaved Sweet Pea

Water needs for Broad-Leaved Sweet Pea
0.5 cups
every 9

Broad-Leaved Sweet Pea needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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 Broad-Leaved Sweet Pea

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Broad-Leaved Sweet Pea in your home

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

Broad-Leaved Sweet Pea love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Broad-Leaved Sweet Pea does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Broad-Leaved Sweet Pea in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Broad-Leaved Sweet Pea

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Broad-Leaved 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 Broad-Leaved Sweet Pea after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Broad-Leaved 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 Broad-Leaved Sweet Pea

Broad-Leaved Sweet Pea

Broad-Leaved Sweet Pea


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

Broad-Leaved Sweet Pea has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Broad-Leaved Sweet Pea has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Broad-Leaved Sweet Pea has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 1
Broad-Leaved Sweet Pea has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Robyn avatar
@Robyn
leaf-1 1 Plants
xp 31 XP
05/20/2021

Got W few mites but easily fixed with spray

Fast grower Fast grower
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Pest magnet Pest magnet
Survivor Survivor

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