Chickpea, Garbanzo, Bengal gram 'Baron'

Cicer arietinum

Family: Fabaceae (fab-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cicer (SY-ser) (Info)
Species: arietinum (air-REE-tee-num) (Info)
Cultivar: Baron

Category:

Vegetables

Water Requirements:

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Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Foliage:

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Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

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Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Sep 27, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

While there are a dozen or so cultivars of the Chickpea available, This one or the similar Puritan Cultivar are sold generically as Chickpeas or Garbanzo beans in the USA. They are about as easy to grow as a standard dried bean. This one has large golden seeds,

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