Laxton Progress No. 9 Shelling Pea (Organic)

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Quick facts 

  • Popular English heirloom
  • Shorter climber
  • Dark green plants

 

Pisum sativum

60 days, shelling pea.  Very productive shelling pea. Excellent flavor, plump peas, and shorter vines. Vines about 2' could benefit from trellising but not required. 4-5" long peas with 8-10 large peas per pod.  

A bit of its story:

Thomas Laxton was a 19th century strawberry breeder.

How to grow it:

Germ Temp

Indoor Start

Germ Days

Frost Tolerant

Sun

Seed Depth

Plant/Row Spacing

65-75

Not rec.

6-21 d.

Yes

Full

1”

1-6”/8”

Peas love a crowd, sow 1" apart along as soon as the ground can be worked in spring. Plant 1" deep at the base of a trellis such as a fence or net strung between two posts as vines grow tall. Plants will bear longer if planted early and pods are picked regularly before peas begin drying down.

Seed specs:  Packet size- 50 min., 1/2 oz.