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~ KOHL RABI Seed ~

If you don't know it, then you should. This is well worth growing as it comes ready
right at the start of summer when there aren't many other vegetables available.

Kohl Rabi is a really easily-grown vegetable from the cabbage family that makes a large round ball just above ground.
The inside is tender, and has a wonderful flavour that can best be described as partway between courgette and broccoli.

You sow it in spring for harvest in summer,
and you can also sow in mid summer to store and use overwinter.

It keeps well and is nice raw or cooked, our daughter Josie takes slices to school for her snack at breaktime.

Azurplant pictureplant picture

This beautiful and tasty kohl rabi was released in 1976. It has been bred for quick production of intensely blue (almost purple) bulbs.

The main sowings are throughout spring for consumption all summer, but it can also be sown in June for a nice autumn harvest.

Quick, for fresh eating

Order KoAz 200 seed £


plant pictureMoravia

A traditional and reliable white kohl rabi. It has been bred to resist bolting from an early sowing, though it will also grow well from a sowing later on in the season. Makes a good sized bright green bulb.

Sow from March onwards for tasty kohl rabi to eat raw or cooked

Order KoMV 200 seed £


plant pictureGigant

A traditional variety that makes unusually large green bulbs – up to 4 kg in weight! It has been bred for good winter storage qualities. We grew it very successfully in two ways:

  • early sowings which we harvested quite young from July onwards,
  • later sowings which we let get really big for storage overwinter.

Huge and reliable, eat fresh, but also good for storage.

A couple of years back we found a sack of these in March that we'd put away overwinter in our shed and forgotten; they were great, just the same as when harvested the previous autumn. Still tender, nice raw or cooked, and a welcome addition to our spring diet.

Order KoGi 200 seed £


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Gardeners Should Save their Own Seed:
Because none of these seeds are hybrids,
you can save your own seed for future use: there's no need to buy new each year.

Saving your own is easy. You will get great seed, and great vegetables adapted to your local conditions.
Do have a go - read the seedsaving instructions we provide with every order, and also on this site.

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