Kohlrabi - Purple Vienna (Brassica oleracea )(Gongylodes Group) Kohl Rabi German Turnip Heirloom Vegetable
Kohlrabi or Kohl Rabi is a delectable cabbage flavoured cruciferous vegetable similar to cabbage, kale and broccoli; it comes into season in summertime. This variety is an heirloom variety. Also known as german turnip or cabbage turnip.
- Sow indoors 2 weeks before last frost. Transplant kohlrabi seedlings outdoors when the seedlings are strong enough to handle. If planting as a fall crop, direct sow seeds around 90 days before the first frost date.
- Spacing: Sow seeds ¼ inch deep; row spacing 18 in apart and plants approximately 6 to 9 in apart.
- Bulbs grow above ground. The purple skin and white flesh can be eaten cooked or raw. Leaves of kohlrabi are edible and similar in taste to kale.
- Sowing time until harvest is 50 days approximately.
- Seed Count: 20