How to grow kohl rabi
Regularly sow kohl rabi seed 1cm deep in pots or rows then thin or transplant seedlings to 15-30cm apart.
Choose fertile soil and a sunny site.
Water your kohl rabi plants in dry weather for steady growth - too little water produces woody flesh.
Boost with a general organic fertiliser if needed.
Harvesting kohl rabi
Dig up swollen base stems when still small (golf ball to tennis ball size). You can also eat the leaves.
Tips for growing kohl rabi
- Check your kohl rabi regularly as the plant mature quickly!