Kohlrabi (Brassica oleracea gongylodes)
The kohlrabi is a biennial vegetable
It is from the cruciferae family
ROTATIONIt is grown in the leaf vegetable bed.
CULTIVATIONSow in a nursery bed in April or May for transplanting in June during a waning crescent moon.
NEIGHBOURING PLANTSIt likes beetroot and lettuce but avoid planting near strawberries, tomatoes and beans.
DISEASES AND PARASITESThe same as for cabbage
ADVICEIt is better to harvest when it is 5 cm in diameter otherwise it becomes stringy.
It keeps well in sand.