48 days from transplant. Globe shaped fruits have white fleshed interiors that are crunchy, mild, sweet and juicy. Long field holding ability allows for extended harvest without woody interiors. This green variety is very similar to Kolibri F1, and when grown together they make a nice multi-colored assortment. High Resistance to Downy Mildew.
TO START SEEDS DIRECTLY IN THE GARDEN In early spring, as soon as ground can be worked, plant in well-drained, fertile soil in full sun. Sow seeds 1 inch apart in rows 6 to 8 inches apart. Cover 1/2 inch deep and keep soil evenly moist for good germination. When seedlings are 3 inches tall, thin to stand 4 to 6 inches apart, ensuring that the bulbs have enough room to grow rapidly. Sow again in late summer for another crop.
TO START EARLY INDOORS Start seeds 4 to 5 weeks before last expected spring frost. Sow 1 inch apart in a container of seed starting mix, cover 1/2 inch deep and keep evenly moist. Provide a strong light source until ready to plant out. When 3 inches tall, transplant seedlings 4 to 6 inches apart into rich, well-drained soil in full sun.
GROWING AND HARVEST Plant in rich fertile soil. Fertilize regularly and water consistently to ensure the steady growth that produces the best tasting, sweetest kohlrabi. Harvest when bulbs are about 2 to 3 inches in diameter. Peel, slice and enjoy their crisp flesh raw or cook and serve mashed with butter, in soup or with a cream sauce.