Sweet Pea Plants

Transplanting Wild Sweet Peas

shirley.whyte@verizon.net added on August 29, 2016 | Answered

I have a very old wild sweet pea in my garden and I would like to split it and transplant half of it. Will this kill it or shall I try?

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Answered on August 30, 2016

Yes, you can transplant perennial wild sweet pea. Sometimes a very old plant won't make it, but it's worth a try. This plant can be transplanted in late summer.

Before transplanting, you can cut back most of the foliage but leave about 12 inches worth, to ensure the roots will be able to support all the foliage that is left. See this article for tips on avoiding transplant shock:


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