Bulk Pisum Sativum seeds are an ideal choice for a beginner grower. This species grows very well under a variety of circumstances. They will tolerate some shade, moisture and rocky soil. However, they prefer a higher fertility environment and will grow well in a raised bed or container garden.
Once you have decided on the type of plant you want and made the preparations for planting, you need to decide what 'form' of Pisum you would like. The classic 'petunia' or 'pampersia' forms are the most popular, and are also quite easy to grow from seed. They tend to be dark green, almost black in color, and grow in a 'clay-like' texture. As a native to India and Sri Lanka, this species is now grown extensively around the world. It's easy to grow from a single plant in a container, although a group can be successfully raised by grouping together several of these plants.
Many gardeners choose P. sativum seeds for a number of ornamental plants such as Morning Glorys, Hostas, Mimulus, and Aster. These species are known to grow quickly and easily, thanks to their ability to spread across large distances. These flowers will produce up to fifty flowers in just a year, blooming with up to twenty different colors. The flowers themselves range in size from two centimeters wide, to three inches in diameter. There are even quite large flowers producing up to four pounds of fruit.
The preferred climate for growing P. sativum seeds is southern Asia, especially India and Sri Lanka. This species grows well alongside other ornamental palms such as Java Moss, Ficus and Bamboo. The flowers appear in April to June. When selecting seeds for your flowering plants, make sure you purchase ones that are at least one-fourth of an inch in diameter, because seeds from seedlings do not always germinate fully.
Whichever form of Pisum you purchase, remember it is better to grow them indoors. They are fairly delicate plants, so extreme care is required. You should keep them protected from strong winds, day-to-day moisture, and intense sunlight. The best time to plant them is from early spring to late summer, although there are reports of planting them in late winter or early fall.
It is also possible to grow these in your garden. However, you should be aware that they tend to be very expensive. If you grow them indoors, you may be able to get bulk Pisum from a nursery. Alternatively, wholesale bulk Pisum may be available from reputable suppliers of herb gardening supplies.
Whichever method you use to get your seeds, the best place to buy them is from a reputable supplier. You should check with your local garden center to see what sorts of seeds they have available, before making a purchase. While this can take some time, it is likely that they will have all sorts of Pisum available, from which you can choose. When buying wholesale Pisum seeds, do check that you are getting quality, pure seeds.
Once you have these bulk supplies, you may want to consider selling them on to a retailer or to a friend. Perhaps someone needs a little something in their garden. Alternatively, you could keep them for seedling plants. You can then continue to use them to re-pot as required.
As Pisum is quite large, it does not do well in a small container. The key to growing any garden plant is using plenty of space. Although the tiny purple flowers of Pisum sativum are very pretty to look at, they are also very shy. Therefore, you will need to move them to a larger area, perhaps in your garden.
If you plan to sell them, you will need to germinate them and then plant them in the garden. Once the roots have begun to sprout, it is not too late to harvest the seeds. Many people do this after winter weather has begun to push back. However, spring is generally the right time to do this if you are growing many seeds at one time.
To germinate the bulk Pisum seeds, you should dig a hole twice the width of the root ball and add half a cup of bone meal, one tablespoon of fertilizer, and two cups of water. You can use a natural compost to help speed up the composting process. Once the hole has been dug, leave it alone for two weeks. Then remove the soil and empty it into a large container or other type of container. Continue to do this until the seeds begin to sprout, approximately four to five weeks.