5 Tips To Grow Kohlrabi
Posted - Aug 03, 2023
Kohlrabi is a profitable vegetable. Plant kohlrabi seeds in well-draining soil, about 1/4 inch deep, and keep the soil consistently moist for proper development.
Popular kohlrabi varieties in India include Early White Vienna, Purple Vienna, and Grand Duke. These varieties provide a profitable yield for every crop grower.
Kohlrabi flourish well in cool weather with temperatures around 15°C to 24°C and can tolerate mild frost. The climate varies according to the sowing season of kohlrabi.
The plants of kohlrabi develop well in fertile soil rich in organic matter for optimal growth. Also, the soil should be well drained for a high quantity of production.
Prepare the kohlrabi planting area by loosening the soil, removing debris, and applying compost or well-rotted manure. These steps ensure a high-quality yield of kohlrabi.
Keep the kohlrabi plants moist by providing regular and even irrigation throughout the growing season. This will lead to a profitable and top-quality production of kohlrabi.
Common kohlrabi pests and diseases include aphids, cabbage worms, clubroot, and downy mildew. These pests and insects in kohlrabi can be eliminated with proper care.
We can carry out the harvesting process of kohlrabi when the bulb reaches about 2-3 inches in diameter for the best flavour and texture, resulting in good quality production.