Germination Requirements: will germinate in temperatures of 4-24°C, ensure seeds are not eaten by mice.
Planting Distance (Seed Tray): sow seeds 2.5cm (1in) deep and 5cm (2in) apart.
Planting Distance (Ground): sow seeds 2.5cm (1in) deep spaced 5cm (2in) apart, in rows 30-60cm (12-24in) apart.
Soil Preparation: remove weeds and large stones, dig in compost or manure during autumn, and add wood ashes or bonemeal to the soil before planting.
Thinning: this species does not require thinning.
Pest Control: protect from birds, mice, and pea moths using netting, fleece, or cloches.
Watering Requirements: water sparsely unless plants are wilting, but make sure they do not dry out.
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