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Old March 19, 2007   #1
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I started these from seed and now am wondering how many to put in pot or basket. I also have an old stump that I'd like to hide with these. I started 3 or 4 seed in a cell and I guess I should put then in something bigger until they get set out.

So what are your suggestions I've never grew them before.

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Tim -- Silly question, but are these sweetpeas?
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They look like sweet pea to me. I plant them directly in the ground in early spring. Be careful when you transplant. They have a very long taproot.
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Yes Sherry, they are sweet peas and they're no silly questions.

I'm not quite sure what to do with them.

Thanks flowerpower. I will be careful and I really wasn't planning on using a lot of care so I'm glad you posted.

I'm thinking about setting 4 of the cells around an old stump and I hope they'll climb up it. Each cell has at least 3 plants. I may try the other two in hanging basket.

What do you think?
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I usually plant them in a half whiskey barrel with a trellis. I plant maybe a dozen or so plants in the barrel. (And I always start mine in cell packs.) I'd think you might not want more than 6 or 8 plants in a 12" pot. Just a guess. I love sweet peas!
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