When should you eat kohlrabi?

When should you eat kohlrabi?

While the kohlrabi bulbs are what you'll usually see being sold, don't pass up an opportunity to pick them up if you see the greens still attached — they're delicious and can be eaten raw in salad if they're young and tender, or sautéed or steamed like mustard greens.

How do you cook raw kohlrabi?


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Cut the tops off of the kohlrabi (they are edible, set aside for use in salads or stir fries).
  3. Cut the bulb in quarters. Once cut, peel the outer layer of skin.
  4. Chop the kohlrabi into 1/2" slices.
  5. Toss with olive oil, garlic powder, salt and pepper to taste. ...
  6. Serve warm.

How many kohlrabi do you get per plant?

Yield. Plant 4 to 5 kohlrabi per household member.

Why is my kohlrabi flowering?

Kohlrabi is the least hardy of the cabbage like vegetables. Temperatures below 45ºF will cause the plant to flower. Hot weather causes the stem to become woody and tough.

Why are my kohlrabi not forming bulbs?

Why did my kohlrabi not form a bulb? This can happen when plants are spaced too closely together. It can also come from poor growing conditions such as too warm or freezing temperatures, too little water or a nutrient deficiency.

How much water does a kohlrabi need?

Kohlrabi needs an even supply of moisture to produce good bulbs. Mulch with compost, finely ground leaves, or finely ground bark to keep the soil cool and moist and to keep down weeds. Apply 1 to 1.

What month do you harvest kohlrabi?

Most kohlrabi varieties are harvested between 60 and 65 days after planting, although as soon as the “bulb” reaches the size of a tennis ball, it's ready to be picked. Because kohlrabi prefers cool weather, planting the seeds too late in the season results in a woody, dry harvest.