Chickpea

Chickpea 'Principle of Florence'

Chickpea - Chickpea  'Principle of Florence'

Common Name: Chickpea
Genus: Chickpea
Cultivar: 'Principle of Florence'

Category: Fruit & Vegetables
Growth Rate: Average

Hardiness: TenderHeight: 0.50 m (50 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.20 m (20 cm)

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained
Sow Depth: 3.0 cm
Sow Spacing: 12.0 cm
Harvest: July to October
Months to Sow Ouside: March to May




Grow your own fresh chickpeas for homemade humous and other recipes. Prinicipe of Florence is a dwarf plant that grows to a height of 40-60cm tall. Each pod can contain 2-3 chickpeas.

  • Growing Instructions:Sow outside - March to May when the air temperature is above 5įC
    Sow 3 cm deep in a sunny position for best results
    Thin plants to 12cm apart
    Allow the plants and pods to dry completely before harvesting.

    Harvest: July to Oct