Brassica oleracea var. gongylodes, This open pollinated variety originates from Germany. Delicious, beautiful, reliable, with crisp juicy flesh, great for slaws. The eye-catching violet skin & smoky blue-green leaves make for a most attractive presentation at Markets. Originating from Germany, very juicy, early, slow to bolt, with 8cm (3.25”) Bulbs.
A cool season biennial in the Brassicaceae family, sharing the species name Brassica oleracea with cauliflower, cabbage, collards, kale, brussels sprouts, and broccoli. Kohlrabi is a little known, yet delightful vegetable with mild flavour and the texture of a juicy, sweet radish. The edible portion of kohlrabi is not the root, but rather the round, swollen stem of the plant. Leaves are also edible. Kohlrabi varies in colour from light green to purple. 50 days to maturity. 10 Seeds per package. Certified Organic.When to Sow: Start transplants 4-6 weeks before planting date, or direct seed as soon as ground can be worked in early spring or late summer. Germinates from 9-29 degrees Celsius. Best quality is for fall harvest. Seeding Depth: 0.6cm-1.2cm (1/4-1/2”). Plant spacing: 10cm (4”). Row spacing: 30-45cm (12-18”). Harvest: When the stem swells to 8-13cm (3-5”) and is easily visible above the soil. Larger plants become woody. Storage: With leaves removed, kohlrabi can be stored in the fridge for several weeks.