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PlantFiles: English Pea
Pisum sativum 'Thomas Laxton'

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Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Pisum (PEES-um) (Info)
Species: sativum (sa-TEE-vum) (Info)
Cultivar: Thomas Laxton

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Category:
Vegetables

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Variegated
Bronze-Green

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Farmerdill On Jan 22, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

This is an older (1898) medium tall pea, that was quite popular when I was a kid. Folks planted Alaska, Little Marvel, and Thomas Laxton. It is not competitive with the newer varieties in yield but is still an excellent pea for flavor. Available from Heirloom Seeds.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Lucedale, Mississippi
Troy, Virginia



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