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Kohlrabi - Array - Brassica oleracea (Gongylodes groups)
Annual Heirloom. Kohlrabi is a little known yet delightful vegetable with mild broccoli-like flavor. Texture is of a juicy radish. Can be eaten raw, pickled, or cooked. Purple Vienna is a wonderful variety for garden or market production that dates back to the 1860s.
Soil & Water: Provide plenty of water and a well drained, soil rich in compost.
Planting & Growing: Direct seed as soon as ground can be worked in early spring or late summer. For the best quality, plant in time for a fall harvest. Kohlrabi will withstand light frost.
Harvesting & Storage: The edible portion of kohlrabi is not the root, but rather the round, swollen stem of the plant. Leaves are also edible. Harvest when stem swells to 3-5" and is easily visible above the soil.
Did You Know? In German, "kohl" means cabbage and "rabi" means turnip. Rich in potassium and vitamin C.
Soil Temperature: 50-75F
Planting Depth: 1/4"-1/2"
Germination: 7-10 Days
Height At Maturity: 6"-12"
Days To Maturity: 55-65 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 6-8"
Approx Seeds per 1/4 lbs: 41,088
Peaceful Valley Brand vegetable seeds are all Certified Organic.
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