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Anonymous added on April 1, 2011 | Answered

When raising sweet peas from seed, should the young plants be pinched, and if so, by how much and at what height?

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Answered on April 2, 2011

Yes, pinching makes for a fuller plant. When the seedlings have 3-4 sets of "true" leaves, just nip off the very end of the plant, just a centimeter or two is all you need to take off.

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