30 - 45 cm
May - early June
sun - partial shade
fertile, humus rich, well drained
acid - neutral - alkaline
Lathyrus is a genus of around 160 species in the family, Fabaceae, native to Europe, Asia, E-Africa and America. The genus includes both species grown for food and garden plants.
Division in spring.
Seed - sown in January - March.
Seed covered and stored at 20°C (68°F) until germination.
Grows best in fertile, humus rich well drained soil.