Garbanzo Bean, Lofthouse Landrace

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Quick facts

  • Heat tolerant
  • Beautiful plants
  • Mix of colors

Cicer arientinum

95 days to dry.

Diverse population of short season garbanzos selected to perform well in hot weather. Bred by Joseph Lofthouse of Landrace Garden Seeds in Paradise, Utah. Vigorous bush plants do well with plenty of space. Leaves turn from green to red as the beans dry down in late summer.

How to grow it: 

Germ Temp

Indoor Start

Germ Days

Frost Tolerant


Seed Depth

Plant/Row Spacing


Not rec.

6-17 d.

Light frost




Plant shortly after the ground can be worked in spring.  Plant on the surface as light aids germination. Thin to 1' apart, with rows 18" apart. Allow plants to dry down in late summer. Harvest by cutting down the whole dry plant into a bag. Free seeds from pods by beating the bag, or driving over it, and use a fan to separate chaff from beans.

Seed specs:  Packet size 1/4 oz: 30 min.