Pea, Tom Thumb
50-55 days. At 8" tall, this aptly named dwarf pea is ideal for container gardening and is able to withstand hard frosts. Shelling pea. Packet of 75 seeds.
Originating in England and introduced in the United States in the mid-19th century, there were several strains of this variety; over time, further reductions in height and time to maturity were achieved, leading to the pea we know as Tom Thumb today.