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By Dian89

Shropshire, United Kingdom Gb

Hi everyone, I have grown some sweet peas and on reading blogs and questions on here, I notice that you pinch the tops off the sweet pea, is this necessary, and what is the purpose, I have never done this before, I have always grown sweetpeas, don't mean to sound naive but I am a novice gardener and just wondered why. Many thanks



By pinching out the growing tip you will encourage your sweet pea plants to become bushier.

9 Apr, 2013


Yes, it encourages the side shoots to grow and you'll end up with a bushier plant.

9 Apr, 2013


Many thanks.

9 Apr, 2013

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