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Can You Plant a Chickpea?

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A chickpea (garbanzo bean) can be planted, but the chickpea needs to be a certified seed and not out of a bag of dried chickpeas packaged for consumption. Plant seeds 1 to 2 inches deep and press firmly. Chickpea seeds are expensive, so be sure to consult the package instructions carefully.

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Bobbie Brewer has been writing since 1990. Her work has appeared in publications and on Web sites including Garden Guides and Trails. Brewer is an international traveler, outdoors enthusiast and has been gardening since 1991. She has a Bachelor of Arts in English from California State University, Sacramento.