Heirloom. Peas do great in cool weather. Tom Thumb pea is a dwarf pea variety, able to withstand hard frost, ideal for container growing or small space growing and cold-frame production. Will suit well small space gardens, balconies or for planting in flower borders. Pods are easy to grow, peas taste delicious.
Scientific Name: Pisum sativum
Plant Life Cycle: annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 15 °C
Germination time in days: 7-14 days
Indicative Days to maturity: 65 days
Sunlight: full sun
Soil requirement: well drained, non acidic
Sowing and cultivation: Direct sow outdoors 1"deep, 2" apart in early spring when soil temperature reaches 7C.Suitable for succession planting for a continuous harvest.