Kohlrabi Growing Info

Learning Download: How to Grow Kohlrabi
When to Plant:
Sow as soon as the soil can be worked. Transplants can be sown indoors 2 weeks before planting date.
Sow fall plantings 2 months before first expected frost.
Use a high phosphorous fertilizer (8-16-16) two weeks before planting. Apply 2-3 lbs per 100 square feet.

Location:Planting Depth:Soil Type:
Full to Partial Sun1/4-1/2″Well drained, fertile soil, pH 6.0-7.5


 Seed SpacingRow SpacingSeeds per 100′Yield per 100′Seeds per Acre
Kohlrabi12-18″18-24″10075 lbs30,000


Kohlrabi Seeds:
1 Ounce: 6,500 Seeds
1/8 Pound: 13,000 Seeds
1/4 Pound: 26,000 Seeds
1/2 Pound: 52,000 Seeds

1 Pound: 104,000 Seeds

* These are average kohlrabi seed counts.  Varieties can vary.


1 Pound = 16 Ounces
1 Acre = 43,560 square feet, or 435’x100′