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Kohlrabi (Brassica oleracea gongylodes)

The kohlrabi is a biennial vegetable
It is from the cruciferae family

kohlrabi

ROTATION

It is grown in the leaf vegetable bed.

CULTIVATION

Sow in a nursery bed in April or May for transplanting in June during a waning crescent moon.

NEIGHBOURING PLANTS

It likes beetroot and lettuce but avoid planting near strawberries, tomatoes and beans.

DISEASES AND PARASITES

The same as for cabbage

ADVICE

It is better to harvest when it is 5 cm in diameter otherwise it becomes stringy.
It keeps well in sand.