Sweet Pea is a popular variety of Tomato, which belongs to the Solanum genus (Solanum lycopersicum 'Sweet Pea'). 'Sweet Pea' is considered a OP (open polliated) cultivar. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours: Candy apple red.
Reportedly to yield in the thousands. Large, vigorous, wispy-regular leafed plant. Produces small .25" deep red fruit. Sweet, currant-like complex flavour.
Sweet Pea grows as an Annual and is a Fruit. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Sweet Pea is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (3.90 feet).
Needs staking, or add to a hanging basket and let the plant hang.
Mexico is believed to be where Sweet Pea originates from.
Sweet Pea Tomato is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.
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How to grow Tomato 'Sweet Pea'
Growing Sweet Pea from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Sweet Pea about 42 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Sweet Pea
Transplant out when around 15cm (6 inches) high.Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Sweet Pea is a tender plant.
Harvesting Sweet Pea
Tomato 'Sweet Pea' information
How long does Sweet Pea take to grow?
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