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Vegetable Description: Named for a German word meaning "cabbage turnip," kohlrabi was developed first around the 16th century in northern Europe. By the end of that century, it had spread throughout the rest of the continent as well as to the Mediterranean region. The first recorded mention of kohlrabi in the States is found in the early 16th century. More recently, the countries of China, Israel, and Africa have discovered this vegetable; it has become quite a staple of northern Indian cuisine. Purple Vienna heirloom kohlrabi in particular dates back to 1863.
Vegetable Botanical Name: Brassica oleracea var. gongylodes
Other Common Names: Early Purple Vienna
Vegetable Duration: Biennial
Vegetable Days to Maturity: 55
Vegetable Seeds Per Oz: 8600
Vegetable Height: 12” to 18”
Vegetable Spacing: 18 in to 24 in
Vegetable Planting: Direct sow outside in early spring. Can be fall planted. Plant about 6” apart and 1/4“ below soil surface. Rows can be spaced at 18”-24” apart.
Vegetable Seed Saving: Allow seed heads to dry on plants; then remove heads, break them open, and collect seeds. Clean and dry the seeds before storage in cool dry conditions.
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