Stable harvest and good keeping quality. Nutrient champion among cabbages.
Late ripe variety. The period from planting seedlings to maturation is 70-75 days (from germination to harvest 130-150 days).
The stalks are rounded, 15-20 cm in diameter, the top is concave, the color of the skin is whitish-green.
The pulp is white, tasty, tender. The weight of the stem-root is 1.5-2.0 kg.
Recommended for fresh use, processing and winter storage.
Planting methods: open ground, seedlings.
Sowing time: April.
Planting seedlings: May. Distance between plants: 15 cm. Distance between rows: 30 cm.
Harvest: June, July.
Number of seeds in 1,0 g = 280-320 s.
* Kohlrabi requires well-cultivated, deep, fertile soils and regular watering, especially in hot weather while the heads are growing.
Even thought most of our varieties are highly resistant to stem splitting, by regular watering and pest management this problem can be virtually eliminated.
Small farmers are recommended to cover plants with a non-woven textiles.
Most of the early varieties are grown as seedlings in trays or containers, later on in greenhouses or in the field.
Eng.: Kohlrabi. Suom.: Kyssäkaali. Sven.: Kålrabbi. Bot.: Brassica oleracea L. convar. gongylodes L.