Kohlrabi Purple Vienna Organic

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This Purple Heirloom variety is an easy to grow and versatile vegetable often overlooked for the home garden. Its bulb-like growth develops aboveground, has a distinctive nut-like flavour and tender flesh, which can be cooked, stir-fried or used in salads and dips. This variety has a purple skin and white flesh and is excellent fresh or stir-fried.

  • Seed Count: 400

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Kohlrabi Purple Vienna Organic

Kohlrabi Purple Vienna Organic. This Purple Heirloom variety is an easy to grow and versatile vegetable often overlooked for the home garden. Its bulb-like growth develops aboveground, has a distinctive nut-like flavour and tender flesh, which can be cooked, stir-fried or used in salads and dips. This variety has a purple skin and white flesh and is excellent fresh or stir-fried. Ready in around 60-100 days and the variety to choose for late sowings and harvests into winter.

Cultivation Advice Kohlrabi Purple Vienna Organic

  • Kohlrabi does best in cool weather
  • with abundant moisture to prevent the edible portion from becoming tough and woody.
  • Plant your seeds indoors 4 to 6 weeks before setting outside.
  • Spring planting should occur as soon as soil can be worked and after last frost,
  • and autumn planting done in June, July, or August. Plants grow 9 – 12″ tall.
  • Thin to 10 inch between plants when large enough to handle.
  • Requires fertile soil in a well-drained location in the garden.
  • Apply much and grass clippings, or straw around base of plant.
  • Water well during dry and hot spells.
  • Harvest when bulbs are 3″ in diameter.