You may not be familiar with kohlrabi, but you would recognize its taste -- it's been described as a milder and sweeter cabbage heart. This nutrient-dense vegetable is a part of several vegetable recipes. In this article, we'll talk about growing kohlrabi.
Kohlrabi, a member of the cabbage family, is a hardy biennial that is grown as an annual. It has a swollen stem that makes it look like a turnip growing on a cabbage root. The swollen stem can be white, purple, or green, and is topped with a rosette of blue-green leaves.
Common Name: Kohlrabi
Scientific Name: Brassica oleracea; Gongylodes Group
Hardiness: Very Hardy (will survive first frost)
In the next section, we'll show you how to grow kohlrabi.