Purple Vienna Kohlrabi

SKU: 1556A
$3.95 to $14.70

Item Details

(aka Early Purple Vienna, Di Vienna Violetto) Purple-skinned above ground bulbs with crisp white flesh. Sweet turnip-like flavor. Excellent raw or steamed. Best harvested at 2½" diameter. Slightly larger and later than White Vienna.

  • 55-70 days
  • ±10,000 seeds/oz
  • Organic
  • Purple-skinned, above ground bulbs
  • Bulbs should be harvested at 2-3 inches in diameter
  • Sweet turnip-like flavor

This variety works for:

  • Fresh eating
  • Steaming
  • Baking
  • Stir-fry
  • Soups
  • Pickles

Kohlrabi has a sweeter and more mild flavor than the turnips it resembles. Try grating fresh, peeled bulbs with apple, fennel, and cabbage for a cole slaw variant or tossing diced kohlrabi in with salads.

Roasted kohlrabi can be used along with the cooked tops of the plants in curries and soups.

Growing Instructions

Instructions - Best grown in cooler weather. Sow seeds outdoors as soon as soil can be worked and danger of hard frost has passed. Can also be started indoors and transplanted out. Plant in full sun or partial shade. Kohlrabi is also an excellent fall crop.

  • Direct Seed: 1" Apart
  • Seed Depth: 1/4"
  • Rows Apart: 12-18"
  • Thin: 4" Apart

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