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Q.My Sweet Peas Won’t Climb

Zone 27949 zone 8 | walkwithlight added on June 1, 2020 | Answered

My pictures say it all. I even added a chop stick thinking they might need something thinner but they won’t grab hold.

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Answered on June 3, 2020

I notice that they are still too young to have developed tendrils for climbing, just yet. Once you notice the tendrils that protrude from the tips elongate, then it will begin to start seeking something to attach to.

These appear to be the ornamental Sweetpea, and not the edible Sweet Pea, also. Sweetpea, the ornamental, is poisonous.

Here is an article that will help:


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