Seed Freaks - Brassica - Kohlrabi - Purple Vienna
Seed Freaks – Brassica – Kohlrabi – Purple Vienna
KOHLRABI: PURPLE VIENNA
This is hands down one of Kate’s favourite brassicas! VERY popular in Germany and Austria and slowly introducing itself to Australian taste buds. In specialty stores.
An attractive purple tennis ball sized & tender root with a broccoli-stem/turnip/apple flavour.
Can be grated raw in salads or cut into
slivers for crudité or stir-fries & baked dishes.
Nutritious and a good source of vit C & potassium.
Easy to grow. Frost hardy.
WHEN TO PLANT
Cool Climate: AUG – APR
Temperate: AUG – MAY
Sub – Tropical: MAR – JUL
Tropical: MAR – SEP
Arid: MAR – SEP
PH 6.5 – 7
Rich, well-drained soil.
Direct sow 10-15cm apart in full sun.
Keep moist to encourage growth and mulch well.
May benefit from dipel in early spring to reduce cabbage moth.
DAYS TO HARVEST
APPROX 250 SEEDS
OPEN POLLINATED SEED 100% TASMANIAN GROWN