Pea, Tom Thumb

Catalog #1177

3782
(Pisum sativum) Originated in England and introduced in the United States in the mid-nineteenth century. There are several peas in the history of this type variety; over time further reductions in height and advances in earliness were achieved. At 8" tall this is the best dwarf pea for container gardening. Plants are able to withstand hard frosts. Shell, 50-55 days.
DIRECT SEED
2" Apart
SEED DEPTH
1/2-1"
GERMINATION
7-14 Days
LIGHT
Full Sun
Green Thumb Tip
Peas thrive in cool weather. Sow seeds outdoors as soon as soil can be worked in spring. In addition to containers, Tom Thumb is good for cold-frame production and for planting in flower borders.
± 2,000 seeds/oz

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