OTHER COMMON NAMES: Garbanzo Bean / Chick Pea / Ceci Bean / Gonzo Bean / Bengal Gram
HARVEST: 100 Days
PLANT HEIGHT: 15 - 21" . . . PLANT SPACING: 3 - 6"
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS: Sun . . . SOIL / WATER: Average
Chickpeas are great for cooking, roasting, in stews, or adding to salads. They have a mild nutty flavor and are packed with protein. Worldwide, there are a large variety of uses for these legumes. They can be ground into 'gram flour' (aka chickpea flour) which is frequently used in Indian cuisine, they are used to make falafel, hummus, farinata, curries, are found in traditional Mexican dishes, and are used in sweets & deserts in the Philippines. Also commonly called the Garbanzo Bean, these are an heirloom plant.