Week 38 – September 21, 2019

Plant Information

Quickstar Kohlrabi

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Brassica oleracea var. gongylo

Common Name: Kohlrabi

Height: 8 - 12" (20 - 30cm)

Width: 8 - 12" (20 - 30cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Quick to mature and slow to bolt, Quickstar grows very uniformly sized, 5.5-oz. (150-g), green-skinned edible bulbs nestled below dark green, slightly broad leaves.
This versatile variety can be boiled, stir-fried in strips, grated for salads or eaten raw like a carrot, and is a wonderful source of dietary fiber, vitamins C and B6, and minerals.
Garden tip: Use the bulbs when they are the size of an apple, before they become hard and woody.
You can also harvest at “baby” size.
Store from Fall crop in a cool, frost-free place for Winter use.
50 days to harvest.

Grower Information:

Quick to mature and slow to bolt, with uniform, 5.5-oz. (150-g), green-skinned edible bulbs below dark green, slightly broad leaves. It can be boiled, stir-fried in strips, grated for salads or eaten raw like a radish. Harvest bulbs when they are the size of an apple or at “baby” size. Store bulbs from the Fall crop in a cool, frost-free place for Winter use.