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Soil Requirements

Shop Kohlrabi Seeds
0.25 inches deep

Space plants about 6" apart

Make rows about 12" apart

7 - 21 days 75F - 85F Spring Appx. 2 feet tall 1 plant requires app. 3 sq. ft. Prefers loose average soil.

How to Grow & Harvest Kohlrabi (source)

Kohlrabi has been said to have a cabbage or turnip taste, but is milder and more sweet.  It grows above ground, similar to that of a turnip.  The bulbs can be white, green or purple depending on variety.


When & How to Plant

Grow Kohlrabi in loose, average soil.  Direct-sow your seeds 4 to 6 weeks before the last frost in your growing zone; about ¼ inch deep, and 10 seeds per foot. You can start your seedlings indoors 6 to 8 weeks before the last frost as well. Transplant your seedlings when they are about 4 inches tall. Thin to 5 inches apart in rows of 1 foot apart. 


When to Harvest

Try harvesting the young leaves for stir-fries.  Harvest full bulbs when they are about 2 inches in diameter.  When cooking, use the stem as you would turnips. Store your Kohlrabi  for several weeks in the refrigerator, or several months in a cool root cellar.