- Named after the father of Edward and William Laxton this pea first started appearing in 1898 and has stuck around for its reliability, consistency, and sweetness.
60-70 days. Pisum sativum Non-GMO. Heirloom. A true American heirloom, this pea originated in rural England in the 1800s, and was bred by Thomas Laxton's sons who named the variety in his honor of his life's work in horticulture and pea hybridization. Vigorous 3 foot vines are perfect for fences or arbors. A performer in cool coastal conditions and it is wilt resistant. This was the hands down favorite for sweetness at employee trials here on the farm. Approx 150 seeds per oz.