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Sweet Corn Organic Nursery

Purple Vienna Heirloom Kohlrabi Seed

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60 days. 100 seeds. Kohlrabi is an odd-looking vegetable that it is loaded with vitamin C and is also a good source of vitamin B6, vitamin E and potassium. Purple Vienna produces purple, globe-shaped bulbs that are not much different in taste compared to the green variety, in my opinion; however, I know people who swear they can tell the difference. I would describe them as having a mild cabbage or turnip-like flavor with nutty overtones, and a texture similar to a water chestnut. Try dicing them in a salad, or boiling them and mashing like potatoes with lots of butter. Yum, yum!  Expect an 8-10” tall plant with 2-4” bulbs. Open pollinated seeds. FREE SHIPPING!

Someone once described the taste as being similar to raw broccoli stems mixed with cabbage, turnip and radish, only sweeter. It can be eaten raw or cooked.  Try it in place of mashed potatoes, or try mashing potatoes and kohlrabi together.  Fabulous!  And one cup of kohlrabi is only 35 calories!

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For planting instructions and growing tips, click How To Grow Kohlrabis.

If you are interested in looking at other varieties of heirloom kohlrabi seed, see Heirloom Kohlrabi Seeds.