The quick and convenient step by step guide to growing your kohlrabi seeds!
Kohlrabi produces smooth flattened globe-shaped bulbs with flesh that tastes best when harvested at 2" in diameter.
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#1 | Kohlrabi grows best in cool weather, and in most climates can kohlrabi can produce a continuous crop from spring to fall. Direct sow the seed in rich soil and full sun 2-3 months before the last spring frost, or when the average soil temperature reaches at least 50 degrees F. Make sure to keep the soil evenly moist, seeds should emerge in 7-14 days.
#2 | Plant your kohlrabi seeds 1/4" deep with ten seeds per foot; thin plants to 5" apart in 1' rows. For a continuous crop, plant new seed every few weeks until six weeks before the first frost of autumn. Gardeners with the benefit of warmer winters can plant seed in late winter for an early spring crop. Plant kohlrabi near onions, beets, or cucumbers but avoid planting near strawberries or tomatoes.
# 3 | Success with kohlrabi depends on adequate moisture and good soil. You'll acheive the best best flavor and most tender kohlrabi when you provide enough nutrients and water for fast growth. Keep the soil moist and control weeds by applying mulch. Watch out for aphids, maggots, and other pests that will damage the crop.