Gigante Kohlrabi Seeds
Gigante Kohlrabi KO3-50
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Gigante Kohlrabi Seeds

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SKU KO3-50
$4.00 $3.75
Availability: In Stock
Country Of Origin: Czech Republic Czech Republic
Planting Instructions
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130 days. Brassica oleracea. Open Pollinated. Gigante Kohlrabi. The plant produces excellent yields of huge kohlrabi bulbs. The creamy white bulbs are very flavorful, very mild, and very tender with no woody taste. They can be eaten raw, used in slaws, cooked, or used in Hungarian soups. These huge kohlrabies can reach 10 lbs. Impress your neighbors by growing a world record size kohlrabi. It was a former Guinness World Record Holder. An excellent choice for home gardens. A Czechoslovakian heirloom.

Lot No: 451

Germination: 85%

Test Date: 06/24

Seeds Per Pound: 96,000

Plant Height: Roots: 8 to 10”/Leaves: 9 to 12” Tall

Planting Season: Spring

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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by on June 18, 2016

been growing this for some time now love it best in the fall to early winter they are so sweet and crunchy never I repeat never woody

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by on June 18, 2016

I have grown this type for a long time best come fall they are so crisp that when you cut them they crack and late fall they are sweet and crunchy and never woody

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by on April 6, 2016

I have always grown this type from Reimer Seeds and they grow so huge and never woody. This is one of my favorites

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