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Kohlrabi - Array - Brassica oleracea (Gongylodes groups)
Annual 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 productive variety that dates back to the 1860's.
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 Pack: 100 Seeds
Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds from packs are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to insure the success of your crop(s).
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I got great germination rates. I tried direct seeding on year and starting in trays another and had much better results with trays. I got them in the garden a bit late but the plants still grew well. Kohlrabi is really delicious barbecued.Review by Stephanie (on 8/7/13)