- Flower nameKohlrabi
- Scientific nameBrassica 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 ,