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By Driad

Suffolk, United Kingdom Gb

Why are my sweetpeas growing on such short stems ?
They look healthy enough .



Some of the varieties with the best scent have only short stems, and some of the varieties with bigger flowers and long stems have only little scent...

17 Jul, 2014


Just caught your question, Driad.....I know with mine to produce long stems with good flowers, I cut off all the tendrils even as they are just sprouting, then tie the stems in, the growth then goes into the flowers and stems.

7 Oct, 2014


Thanks , both of you .
They DID smell good , TD .
I'll give that a go next year , Janey . I get to the stage where I almost give up on them !

8 Oct, 2014

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