KOHLRABI - SUPERSCHMELZ - organic seeds
Brassica oleracea var. gongylodes L.This White 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 white skin and flesh and is excellent fresh or stir-fried. This is the best variety for early sowings for early summer / autumn crops. Ready in around 60 days, best harvested at 3-4 Inches in diameter.
Days to Germination : 6-9
Germination Temp: 70-85F
Seed Depth: ¼ In
Seed Spacing:1 In
Row Spacing: 18 In
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 mulch and grass clippings, or straw around base of plant.
Water well during dry and hot spells.
Harvest when bulbs are 3" in diameter.
Packet 50 seeds