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Pea 'Thomas Laxton'

Pisum sativum

  • 12 plantings
  • 1 available for swap
  • 0 wanted
  • 8 stashed

Thomas Laxton is part of the Pisum genus and is a Pea variety. Its scientific name is Pisum sativum 'Thomas Laxton'. 'Thomas Laxton' is considered a heirloom cultivar. This variety is an Vegetable that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Thomas Laxton is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.55 metres (5.04 feet).

Thomas Laxton Pea is great for inexperienced gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.

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How to grow Thomas Laxton

  • Partial Sun

  • Very High

Try to plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water very often. Keep in mind when planting that Thomas Laxton is thought of as half hardy, so remember to protect this plant from frosts and low temperatures. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Thomas Laxton are Zone 3 and Zone 9. Thomas Laxton requires a loamy soil with a ph of 5.5 - 6.5 - it grows best in weakly acidic soil.

Growing Thomas Laxton from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 2.97 inches (7.62 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.99 inches (2.54 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 4°C / 39°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Thomas Laxton about 35 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Thomas Laxton

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Thomas Laxton is a half hardy plant.

Harvesting Thomas Laxton

Latest Pea 'Thomas Laxton' Reviews

  • For only having twelve plants growing, the harvest was pretty abundant, the peas were sweet and of a good texture, and they stayed nice even after having been picked and stored in the fridge for a week. If the pods were edible, I’d plant no other pea but

    4 stars

    KathN about growing Pea "Thomas Laxton"

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