Lathyrus Niger - Black Pea Black Bitter Vetch - 10 seeds
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Lathyrus Niger - Black Pea, Black Bitter Vetch - 10 seeds
A rare variety that produces purple flowers on plants that reach around 50 cm
Product Code : LATNIGER10

Colour : Purple

Height : Medium

Season : Summer

Price:£0.99 inc VAT
0.83 exc VAT)
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Lathyrus Niger also known as Black pea or Black Bitter Vetch.
Description


A native to the UK that is rarely seen. This variety of Pea produces Low growing plants to about 50 cm in heightn that have purple flowers. The flowers are produced from July - August.

Cultivation

Sow Indoors with heat Feb - April or November - December
Sow outdoors Late April - May
We recommend pre soaking the seeds in room temp water prior to sowing.
Once soaked sow the seeds in a good quality seed compost at a depth of approx 1cm
Maintain a temp of approx 20 deg C Day and night (for early / late sowings a Propagator is possibily best for this)
germination should take upto 21 days.
Once the plants have produced its first true leaves ( not the first 2 leaves that are cotyledon leaves) the tip can be pinched out if you prefer a more bushy plant.
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