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KOHLRABI Early Purple Vienna

Brassica oleracea

Stock: Available


Family: Brassicaceae

Characteristics: Annual root vegetable

Seed per packet: Approx 40


Kohlrabi are both attractive and unusual. The edible part is the fat turnip like swollen stem just above the soil level. this is best eaten when not much larger than 7.5cm (3”) in diameter.

It has a pleasant delicate nutty flavour served raw in salads, stir fried for Asian dishes or cooked like Turnips.

A colourful flavourful vegetable with a mild sweet flavour. This variety has purple skin with crisp white flesh.

Prefers moist fertile well-drained soil but grows well in almost any garden soil in a sunny position.

Tropical: Autumn to Early Winter
Temperate: Late Winter to Autumn
Cool: Spring to Early Summer or Autumn.

Sow: 6mm deep
Sow direct in growing position or in trays and transplant when 6-7cm tall..
Plant space: 20cm
Row Space: 40cm
Germination: 6-10 days
Maturity: 10-12 weeks

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