Early Purple Vienna Kohlrabi Seeds
Early Purple Vienna Kohlrabi KO1-50

Early Purple Vienna Kohlrabi Seeds

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SKU KO1-100
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Country Of Origin: USA USA
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55 days. Brassica oleracea. Open Pollinated. Early Purple Vienna Kohlrabi. The plant produces heavy yields of tender purple round bulbs. The skin is purple and the flesh is white. The bulbs are crisp and very flavorful. Leaves are eaten like kale. An excellent choice for home gardens. It is larger and more heat resistant than the White Vienna Kohlrabi. Heat Tolerant. An heirloom variety that was first introduced sometime just before the Civil War. United States Department of Agriculture, NSL 6270.

Lot No: 195215

Germination: 85%

Test Date: 06/24

Seeds Per Pound: 96,000

Plant Height: Roots: 2 to 4”/Leaves: 9 to 12” Tall

Planting Season: Spring/Fall

Sunlight Requirement: Full Sun/Partial Shade

Planting Method: Direct Sow/Indoor Sow

Brassica oleracea - Gongylodes Group

Seed DepthSoil Temp. for GerminationDays to GerminationSunlight RequirementsPlanting Time
1/4"70 F to 85 F 6 to 9 daysPartial Shade / Full Sun Spring/Fall
USDA Hardiness ZoneSeed SpacingRow SpacingSpace After ThinningDays to Harvest
N/A 1"18"10"55 - 130 days

Kohlrabi do 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 fall planting done in June, July, or August. Plants grow 9 - 12" tall.

Soil Requirements:

Requires fertile soil in a well drained location in the garden. Apply much and grass clippings, or straw around base of plant.

Water Requirements:

Water well during dry and hot spells.

Fertilizer Requirements:

Use RootBlast, Vegetable Alive, and Slow Release Fertilizer when transplanting outdoors. Periodically apply Miracle Gro twice per month.

Harvest Tips:

Harvest when bulbs are 3" in diameter.

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