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Tom Thumb Pea

Pisum sativum

A dwarf heirloom pea variety with compact plants that rarely exceed 8-9". Bears nice sized sweet and edible pods of the standard English shell pea type. Tom Thumb is excellent for small spaces, small containers and hanging baskets. Staking not needed.

Seed Availability

Seeds are now available at our seed store.

Days to Maturity

50-55 days.


Heirloom pea variety dating to 1854. Originally introduced by the Landreth seed company.

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