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Alaska Pea

Pisum sativum

a.k.a. Earliest of Them All

A small to medium pod English pea, noteworthy for its extreme early ripening. Yields pods with up to 6-8 peas, having a mild and refreshing flavor. Other varieties have larger pods, but few to none ripen as quickly as Alaska. Popular for off season crops, fast-ripening and cooler temperatures.

Seed Availability

Seeds are not available for the Alaska Pea. Please visit our seed store to view current selections. Seeds were last available in March 2013.

Days to Maturity

55 days.


An heirloom pea variety from England, circa 1883. Originally bred by the famous English breeder Thomas Lawson.

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Alaska Pea
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