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.
 
Fertilizing:
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 Sun 1/4-1/2″ Well drained, fertile soil, pH 6.0-7.5

 

 
  Seed Spacing Row Spacing Seeds per 100′ Yield per 100′ Seeds per Acre
Kohlrabi 12-18″ 18-24″ 100 75 lbs 30,000

 

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.

 
 

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