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    How to Harvest and Store Kohlrabi

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    Kohlrabi is ready for harvest 40 to 80 or more days after sowing depending on the variety. Know the variety and days to maturity of the variety you are growing. The tastiest kohlrabi is eaten young and tender. Kohlrabi that grows too large will become woody, tough, and bitter tasting. Kohlrabi looks like an above-ground […] More

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    When to Plant Kohlrabi

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    Kohlrabi is a cool-season crop. Sow seeds in the garden 4 to 6 weeks before the last frost. Sow seeds indoors for transplanting out 6 to 8 weeks before setting them in the garden. Set kohlrabi transplants in the garden 5 weeks before to 2 weeks after the last frost. Make succession plantings every two […] More

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    Kohlrabi Harvest

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    Lift kohlrabi from your garden when the mid-stem bulbs swell to 2 to 3 inches in diameter. (Turnips that form bulbs below the soil are best harvested at about the same size.) Don’t let kohlrabi bulbs grow much larger or they will rapidly become woody. Lift kohlrabi bulbs gently or cut them off just above […] More

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    Ten Ways to Cook Kohlrabi

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    Cook kohlrabi or eat it raw. Kohlrabi is crunchy like a radish and tastes like a mild, sweet turnip with a bit of radish tang. Young kohlrabi is juicy and crisp and delicate. The peak kohlrabi harvest season is mid-spring to mid-fall. In mild-winter regions, kohlrabi and can be grown and harvested through the winter. […] More