Plant Care Caley Pea

Caley Pea

Also known as

Caley pea, singletary pea, hairy vetchling and Austrian winter pea


Lathyrus hirsutus

How to care for Caley Pea


How often to water your Caley Pea

Water needs for Caley Pea
0.5 cups
every 9

Caley 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 Caley Pea

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Caley Pea in your home

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

Caley Pea love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Caley Pea does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Caley Pea

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Caley Pea

Caley Pea

Caley Pea

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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