65 days. Vibrant purple skin. In our winter trials, when most other kohlrabi had split open and succumbed to the weather, this powerhouse duo kept looking and tasting wonderful. Both Delicacy White and Purple can be harvested when the bulbs reach tennis ball size, but when left to grow slightly larger, they still remain tender. Crisp, delectable flesh is great on a veggie platter, or grated and incorporated into your favorite slaw.
Beautiful, smooth globes are a lovely, light-green. They are quite uniforms and the flesh is tender and of high quality. These stay tender even as they mature.
65 days. Light, minty green skin. In our winter trials, when most other kohlrabi had split open and succumbed to the weather, this powerhouse duo kept looking and tasting wonderful. Both Delicacy White and Purple can be harvested when the bulbs reach tennis ball size, but when left to grow slightly larger, they still remain tender. Crisp, delectable flesh is great on a veggie platter, or grated and incorporated into your favorite slaw.
(Brassica oleracea) Delicious cabbage-flavored bulbs that grow above ground. Purple skin and sweet, white flesh; good cooked or raw. Kohlrabi makes a real staple crop, with high yields; cold hardy. A pre-1860 heirloom.
Latin name: Brassica oleracea var. gongylodes GB Cultural info: CW,WW / Matures 7-8 / Harvest 1-4 / Yield 67-270 / Spacing 4 / Days to Maturity: 50-65 Seed code: E Seeds per pkt: 135 Description: Grows well in any weather and well-adapted. The edible portion of this vegetable is the swollen stem just above soil level. Harvest when young, about the size of a tennis ball; it will be tender with a flavor between a cabbage and a turnip. Can be peeled and eaten raw. Very hardy if grown in fertile well-drained soil. Less susceptible to root maggot, clubfoot and…
This old variety is about the same as the purple, except these have pale green skin; mild and tasty.
Mouthwateringly mild, cabbage-flavored bulbs. Slice into sticks for a delicious snack. 55 DAYS. 1/2 oz. of kohlrabi seeds contains about 4,250 seeds; sows a 100-ft. row. If the current shipping season is closed, your order will ship at the proper time in the next season
Creamy-white flesh is cabbage-flavored and mild. Enjoy as a delicious, healthy snack. $2.99 $3.99
Tender and fast maturing. Crisp, sweet taste. Harvest promptly before splitting (2-3" in diameter). Packet: 100 seeds.
SECTION: Flowers, Heartsease, Wild Pansy, Viola, Viola tricolor Charming edible flower grows in any little nook-- amongst vegetables, in pots. Use leaves, flowers, or sprigs in salad or garnish. The yellow, purple, and lavender flowers can be seen in medieval manuscripts, symbolizing romantic love. Herbal uses include colds, heart, and skin problems. A favorite with children due to its edible flowers, size, fast growth, and “happy face” flowers. One packet will plant 5 sq ft when using 5" spacing in the bed. (Select Cultural Info/Seed Codes in red top bar for more details about codes below) EA CULTURE: P,A/Spacing 5"…
80 days. The earliest blue-leaved Kohlrabi is also the most delicious, with tender, slightly flattened lilac-purple bulbs that never taste woody, even when harvest is delayed. Very resistant to bolting and able to withstand periods of drought, Azur Star sets a new standard for excellence in its family.These bright lilac-purple bulbs have a slightly flattened shape and bright purple stems, which rise up and out of all sides of the bulb to protect the fruit with enormous purple-veined blue leaves. Kohlrabi is not usually considered a very ornamental crop, but Azur Star could be admired front and center of the…
42 days. This extra-early variety is a real workhorse, finishing in just 42 days yet producing truly tender, crisp 4-inch bulbs on compact plants. Express Forcer Hybrid is a good choice for spring crops in warm climates, being more tolerant of heat than most Kohlrabis. And the edible tops are delicious in stir-fry!Direct-sow in early spring for late-spring harvest, or in midsummer for fall harvest. Space the plants about 6 inches apart. Unlike most vegetables, Kohlrabi can take a little shade without damage. Pkt is 75 seeds.
Attractive purple-skinned roots with succulent pure white flesh, best eaten when golf ball-size, but the flesh remains bitter free when roots are larger. Delicious peeled and grated or sliced in salads. Plants have a neat, compact growth, ideal for early sowings under cloches or fleece.
85 days. If your county fair were to hold a Kohlrabi-growing contest, all the winners would be Kossaks! This hybrid just doesn't know when to stop growing, finally topping out at about 8 to 10 inches across. Now, you'd expect a big loss of texture and flavor for all that extra flesh, but amazingly not. Kossak is actually tastier than the smaller varieties, with not a trace of the "woodiness" to which older bulbs sometimes fall prey.The flesh is white on this giant, with a firm texture and tender succulent flavor. Each mammoth bulb makes several meals!Direct-sow in early spring…
Round, above-ground 'bulbs' with light green, smooth skin have creamy white, tender flesh. Flavor is mild, sweet, turnip-like. Superb raw or steamed. Ready for harvest 55 days from seed sowing. GARDEN HINTS: Use bulbs when the size of an apple, before they become hard and woody. Store from fall crop in cool, frost-free place for winter use.
Mild cabbage flavor. Avg. 100,000 seeds/lb.
Sweet Vienna. 45 days. A refined version of the old favorite, with a smooth, crisp texture and a mild, sweet flavor. It's extremely early, too. Sun.
3" bulbs with uniform, deep purple skin, and nearly fiberless, crisp, white flesh. Packet: 100 seeds.
60 days. Purple-skinned with a white interior, Kolibri is flattish-round, between 4-6 inches across, and has medium-sized tops that allow for closer planting. One of the best varieties for late season harvest. When most of the other kohlrabi becomes woody and strong, Kolibri remains juicy, sweet and crunchy well into the fall.
65 days. Kongo produces a showy, creamy white, squat 4 inch globe that is crisp like an apple. This improved kohlrabi stays in prime eating condition in the garden longer than most other varieties. Sweet and very tender. Enjoy raw or cooked.
(60-65 days) Very early variety, suitable for open field or protected environments. Has a flat globe shape with a mild, crisp white flesh that holds while staying tasty and crunchy.
Similar to in size but about 4 days later with a richer, slightly sweeter taste. Organically grown. Avg. 90,000 seeds/lb. Packet: 100 seeds.
Kossak will reach a diameter of up to 8", and the interior will still be sweet, delicious, and tender. Peel the woody "skin" prior to cooking. For best quality and storage, harvest when round and about 8" diameter, before it begins to elongate. Kossak will keep in cold storage for up to 4 months. Choose organic or nonorganic seeds. Avg. 90,000 seeds/lb. Packet: 100 seeds.
This amazing variety can grow up to 10 in. in diameter and weigh up to 10 lbs! Even at this incredible size the flavor remains tender, sweet and delicious with no woody taste! It is also high in vitamin C, and has good storage ability. 65 DAYS. 1/2 oz. of kohlrabi seeds contains about 4,250 seeds; sows a 100-ft. row. If the current shipping season is closed, your order will ship at the proper time in the next season
Grows to 10 lbs., but retain their tender, sweet flavor! A crunchy delicious treat raw or try it as a cheesy au gratin casserole. High in vitamin C, too! $3.99
Dark blue-green foliage. A late summer/early fall leek with a high percentage of usable shaft with no bulbing. Organically grown. Avg. 150,000 seeds/lb. Packet: 250 seeds.
Very uniform in maturity with exceptional earliness and good flavor. Excellent yields. Harvest at 2-3" diameter. Very similar to Eder, which is not available this year. Avg. 88,900 seeds/lb. Packet: 100 seeds.
60 days. Superschmelz produces 8-10 inch bulbs, and is the only giant variety we've seen that is uniformly large, yet remains very sweet and tender to the biggest sizes. Best quality when summer sown for fall harvest.
60-70 days-Spectacular light green kohlrabi makes the largest bulb of any variety, up to 10 inches across, and weighing up to 10 LB! Yet the flesh is tender and never gets fibrous. Requires a very rich soil and plenty of space to reach gigantic proportions.
Freshest, fruitiest flavor. Holds well in the field without splitting. Avg. 3". Packet: 100 seeds.
In Massachusetts I use to see lots of Packman broccoli pre-started plants available at local nurseries but this year do not see any. We liked this variety since it produces lots of side shoots. It may be too late for this year to grow from seeds but what pre-started varieties could I select which has the same side shoot production as Packman.