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Cicer arietinum

Chick pea

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Features

  • Height0.5m to 0.6m
  • Growth HabitArching bushy

Description

Cicer arietinum (Chick pea). An arching, spreading annual vegetable. They are grown for their small black peas which are full of protein.

Characteristics

Annual, Vegetable

Other common names

Eygptian pea, Garbanzo

Origin

Original habitat is obscure

Interest and use

Culinary, food

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Medium, Low salinity
  • Soil pH5.0 to 9.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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