Kohlrabi

Brassica oleracea var. gongylodes

  • Kohlrabi
  • Kohlrabi
  • Kohlrabi
  • Kohlrabi
  • Flower name
    Kohlrabi
  • Scientific name
    Brassica oleracea var. gongylodes
  • Aliasグランドデューク, Kohlrabi, Brassica oleracea, gongylodes, カブカンラン, キュウケイカンラン, コラビレッド, german turnip, turnip
  • Place of originnorthern Mediterranean Sea
  • Place of floweringGarden, Field
  • Flowering seasonApril, May

What is Kohlrabi

Kohlrabi also called German turnip, or turnip (scientific name: Brassica oleracea var. Gongylodes) is native to the northern Mediterranean Sea and is a biennial vegetable of the family Brassicaceae. A yellow cross-shaped (four-valve flower) blooms in the inflorescence unique to Brassicaceae.
It is a vegetable that eats leaf stems resembling cabbage that grows into a spherical shape and sprouting from the sphere. There are spring and autumn planting, and the harvest season is when the ball diameter is 5-6 cm. Cooking methods include raw salads, pickles, stewed dishes such as potov because they are hard to collapse, and fried oil. Kohlrabi has white and purple varieties. Grand Duke is a white kohlrabi variety. Korabired is a type of kohlrabi whose surface is reddish purple. The pulp is light yellow. A vegetable often eaten in Europe. Kohl means cabbage in German, and also rabi means turnip.

Generic name: Kohlrabi, scientific name: Brassica oleracea var. Gongylodes, also known as: German turnip, turnip, plant height: 20-40 cm, flowering period: April-May, harvesting period: June to July, mid-October to mid-November ,


  • Order
    Brassicales
  • Family
    Brassicaceae
  • Genus
    Brassica
  • Species
    B. oleracea var. gongylodes
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    4 petals
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typebiennial vegetable
  • Flower colors Yellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height20.0 ~ 40.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.2 ~ 0.3 cm

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