Does the Seed Depth Affect a Pea Plant?

Pea seeds should be planted 2 inches apart and 1 to 2 inches deep, depending on the time of year, soil moisture and soil temperature. Seed depth can affect the pea plant since lateral roots may grow close to the soil surface.

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