Kohlrabi - Purple Vienna - Heirloom

Kohlrabi - Purple Vienna - Heirloom

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Brassica oleracea v. Gongylodes

Purple Vienna Kohlrabi is an Heirloom root vegetable that was introduced before 1860.  It has a mild taste similar to turnip and has a bright purple skin and white flesh inside.  It can be eaten raw (grated) or steamed/cooked.

Hardy biennial usually grown as an annual, this is a hardy, easy to grow vegetable.

Sow seed approx. 5mm deep, early Spring or late Summer and Autumn.  Germination approx. 3 - 10 days.  Full or partial sun, moist soil.  Maturity approx. 55 - 75 days.  It is best to harvest when they are small, golf-ball-sized, approx. 5-6cm, as they can become fibrous with age.  

20 seeds per packet