How to grow Chickpea plant

Chickpea plant growing herbaceous of the genus Cicer also known as Chick pea, Chickpea plant annual used as nitrogen fixing plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropics or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 2-10a in the spring or 10b-11 as autumn planting.

Leaves color green with hairy structure in the elliptic shape in pinnate structure.

Flower color can be: purple, pink or blue in pea flower shape.

Chickpea plant pods

Pods color is green become brown when it’s ready there is 1-3 seeds

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Requirements for Chickpea plant growing and care:

Warm weather in the summer, well drain soil

What is the best way to start growing?

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
To get enough crops to use it need a lot of place

Planting season:

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, mites

Pruning season:
All season

How to prune:
No need

Size of the plant?
15-40 cm, 6-16 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:

General information about the flower
Purple pink or blue flowers in pea flower shape

Edible seeds

When does Chickpea plant yield:
Spring / Summer

Seeds pests or diseases:

What can be done with big quantities of Chickpea plant seeds?
Humus (paste), soup, cooked

Work requirements on the seeds:
Collect the seeds

How long does it take to bear seeds?
80-120 days

Scientific name:

Cicer arietinum

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