50-55 days. A specialty, miniature pea for container gardening, Tom Thumb is fun to grow. Growing only 8 inches tall, it can grow in a small pot, making it a wonderful centerpiece for a garden party. Everyone just harvests their snacks off the center of the table.
Minimum of 80 seeds per packet.
Planting Depth: 1 inch
Plant Spacing: 1-3 inches
Row Spacing: 2 feet
These are cool loving plants and will start to die off as soon as it gets too hot in the summer. Best grown first thing in spring and again in the fall.
Direct sow as soon as the soil can be worked in the spring. For a fall planting, direct sow 2 months before first frost.