Plant Care Austrian winter pea

Austrian winter pea

Also known as

Pea, Edible peas, Super sugar snap pea, Snap pea, little marvel peas and lincoln pea


Pisum sativum

How to care for Austrian winter pea


How often to water your Austrian winter pea

Water needs for Austrian winter pea
0.5 cups
every 9

Austrian winter 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 Austrian winter pea

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Austrian winter pea in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Austrian winter pea: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Austrian winter pea may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize Austrian winter pea

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

Care Summary for Austrian winter pea

Austrian winter pea

Austrian winter pea

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft 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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