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Kohlrabi

German for “cabbage turnip,” kohlrabi is a bulb-like vegetable that is mild and sweet in taste. Its flavor is best when small, avoiding the development of tough and woody attributes. High in fiber and vitamin C, all of the kohlrabi (leaves and stems) is edible.

Origin:

Northern Europe

Planting Instructions/Basic Care Information:

Spring: SEEDS: Plant directly in garden 3 weeks before last frost date.

Fall: SEEDS: Plant outdoors 8 weeks before first frost date.

Preferred Growing Climate: Cool

Planting Depth: 1/2″

Plant Spacing: 4″-6″

Days to Germinate: 10-14 days

Days to Harvest: 50-60 days

In Season:

Winter-Spring (November-April)

Pairs Well With:

Cabbage, broccoli, mushrooms, fennel, potatoes, lemon, and apple

Nutrition Facts:

Amount Per

100 grams

Calories 27

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.1 g   0%

Saturated fat 0 g   0%

Polyunsaturated fat 0 g

Monounsaturated fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg   0%

Sodium 20 mg   0%

Potassium 350 mg   10%

Total Carbohydrate 6 g   2%

Dietary fiber 3.6 g   14%

Sugar 2.6 g

Protein 1.7 g   3%

Vitamin A   0%       Vitamin C   103%

Calcium   2%       Iron   2%

Vitamin D   0%       Vitamin B-6   10%

Vitamin B-12   0%       Magnesium   4%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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