Herb & Vegetatbles, Planting Technique

Guide to cultivation the Purple Kohlrabi

Purple Kohlrabi is a new vegetable in our country but has been popular with many people. Purple Kohlrabi is more nutritious and more nutritious than green kohlrabi. The tuber also has the effect of phlegm, thirst, abdominal, detoxification, hydro, inflammation, …

Guide to cultivation and care:

Seed selection
Usually, kohlrabi will be planted with seedlings. But with Purple Kohlrabi this purchase of seedlings is quite difficult because current breeding is not popular so now you have to plant seeds.

Sowing seeds
You sow seeds into specialized planting trays. Use of light soil or sandy soil will increase the rate of seed germination. Put the soil in dedicated trays and sow seeds into each pan. Sow you cover the surface with a thin layer of soil and water to create moisture to stimulate seed germination. The sowing tray should be placed in cool and well-lit place. Maintaining moisture in the soil will. When all conditions are favorable, it takes one week for the seeds to sprout first leaves.

Only after a week will you see the purple vines are very characteristic of Purple Kohlrabi. Water regularly to provide moisture to young plants. This time you have to take care of these “baby” very carefully! Healthy young plants will quickly grow taller and produce real leaves. Should remove the seedlings, stunted, low because they will not yield high, not bulky and beautiful. After 2 weeks, the plant has started to produce the first true leaves.

Transfer of young trees to the soil for planting.

Before the Purple Kohlrabi is 2 weeks old and reach a height of about 7cm you should prepare the soil that has been mixed with earthworm vermicompost in the garden to be planted separately. With a townhouse, you can grow it in a sponge box. You need to pay attention to the distance to plant it to be reasonable. Note that in the foam box should only plant up to 2-3 trees as the development of the wide range of Purple Kohlrabi quite wide so planting sparse will help you grow larger.

Choose soil rich in nutrients and easy to drain. Clean weeds, cultivate the sponge. Before planting it, you should apply some organic vermiform fertilizer to the roots to stimulate growth of the roots. After 15 days, fertilize the worm with NPK fertilizers to provide nutrients for growing plants

Note, before you spit the seedlings, you stop watering for a few days to force them to grow new roots and later to remove the roots quickly. When it is time to spit the tree you should water before a session so that the tree is easy to spit and limit the root cut during the spit.

Bring seedlings and fill the soil. Sprinkle water immediately after planting it to the ground, the next day to regularly water 2 times in the morning and cool. Only about 2 to 3 days is the seedlings will stick to the roots and green again.

Purple Care Kohlrabi
After about two to three days, Purple Kohlrabi has good green roots back. At this time the tree has a relatively complete shape.

At this stage of development Purple Kohlrabi plants need a lot of nutrients to grow and form tubers. You should apply toppings to the root of the plant with organic fertilizer earthworm and NPK fertilizer marketed in the prescribed dosage. Regularly mix Ure into water and water the plants once a week until harvesting.

About 40 days after planting, bulbs will begin to be created. From below the root a few centimeters, the body bulges into a tubular shape slightly flat. Gradually, the bulbs will gradually round and bulge out as adults. After 50 days, the bulb will be about 5 cm in size. Young shoots are still growing.

As the size of Purple Kohlrabi grows, the petals will spread to the sides and the color will become darker and darker. At this stage you should apply fertilizer to add nitrogen fertilizer until near harvest. The amount of fertilizer increases with the size of the bulb. Apply the last season before harvesting a week to help the buds bounce evenly and thin the shell.

Purple Kohlrabi (Purple Kohlrabi)

Purple Kohlrabi (Purple Kohlrabi) forms the root

Two months after planting, the size of Purple Kohlrabi has reached a diameter of about 10 cm. The roots are flat and the young leaves stop growing. This is the right time for you to harvest Purple Kohlrabi because for longer tubers will form fibers, eat not delicious.

When harvesting, use a knife to gently cut underneath the stem and cut off the old leaf stems. The dark purple, round shape is about 400 grams.

Purple Kohlrabi contains a great deal of fiber for digestion and good for the body such as selenium, folic acid, vitamin C, potassium, magnesium and copper. Succulents are also foods that provide high nutritional value and are used to treat a variety of illnesses such as the flu, cough and fatigue.

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