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Pea Seeds - Thomas Laxton

Pea Seeds - Thomas Laxton

Size Price Savings Quantity
1 Ounce $5.29
1/4 Pound $11.59 45% Savings
1 Pound $29.39 ($1.83/ounce) 65% Savings
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  • Dark green heirloom shelling pea great for canning
  • Shelling pea great for canning
  • Sweet heirloom pea
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Cool Season
Fruit Size 3 to 4 inches
Growth Habit Climbing

Flavor Profile Sweet; Delicate; Firm Texture
Plant Characteristics Fast Growing
Use Container Garden, Culinary, Soil Improvement
Growing Conditions Cold Tolerant, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages High Yielding, Microgreens

About Pea Seeds - Thomas Laxton

Pisum sativum

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Plant Type English Pea

This famous heirloom pea was first introduced in the late nineteenth century by its namesake, legendary botanist, and colleague of Charles Darwin, Thomas Laxton. This variety produces luscious dark green peas that average about 4 inches in length. The Thomas Laxton Pea is resistant to powdery mildew.

Planting Information

Planting Pea Seeds - Thomas Laxton

Planting Season Cool Season
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1 inch
Plant Spacing 4 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Days to Maturity 60 to 90 days
View our Pea Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count
1 Ounce 140
1/4 Pound 560
1 Pound 2240

Companions Plants

Companion Plants for Pea Seeds - Thomas Laxton