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Kohlrabi Lanro [Brassica oleracea var. gongylodes]

Kohlrabi Lanro [Brassica oleracea var. gongylodes]

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Tips to reduce water requirements

We recommend mulching the beds
Experience has shown that by covering the floor with hay or straw, evaporation can be reduced by 80%. If you keep the beds evenly moist, an optimal humid microclimate will be created under the mulch. This not only promotes the growth of plants, but also enormously reduces water consumption. On our farm we only water every 2-3 days and irrigate a 200 m2 cultivation area in the Algarve in Portugal with 500l of water. Our beds are always moist, which promotes plant growth and harvest quality.

It is also advisable to keep the beds moist at all times, even if the bed is not used for a certain period of time
The desiccation of the soil leads to a huge decline in micro-and macro-organisms in the soil, resulting in a barren soil over time. Tests have shown that the water content in the entire bed with full-scale irrigation remains longer than if watering is only carried out selectively. Due to the small volume of the poured surfaces, in contrast to the large dry volume, they dry out faster than if the entire volume of the bed is filled with moisture. Similar to heating in an apartment.

Maintaining an energy level always requires less energy than having to achieve it again and again.

Shipping and pick-up information

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National Shipping
Portugal (with the Azores and Madeira Islands)
Envelope or package up to 500g = € 3.50
2 kg Bus Package = 8 €
Package over 2 kg = 16 €

Europe Shipping
Envelope up to 100g = 7 €
500g Bus Package = 9,50 €
1kg Bus Package = 14 €
2kg Bus Package = 20 €
Package over 2kg = 40 €

USA Shipping
Envelope up to 100g = € 7.50
500g Bus Package = 15,50 €
1 kg Bus Package = 24 €
2 kg Bus Package = 33,50 €
Package over 2 kg = 67 €

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The kohlrabi 'Lanro' is a biennial, historical and fast-growing open-air variety, from Germany. The robust white-green variety forms flat-round tubers that do not woody. The hardy and heat-tolerant kohlrabi develops robust plants and has a very long harvest period. Suitable for year-round cultivation in Europe. The tubers reach a weight of about 700g and are slightly sweet, juicy and nutty. Due to the short cultivation time of only 60 days, it is ideal for self-sufficiency and mixed culture.

General information
Plant family: Brassicaceae
Life cycle: Biennial
Days to harvest: 60 days
Plant height approx.: 35 cm
Root type: Deep Root
Nutrient requirements: Medium Eaters
Water requirements: Means
Winter hardiness: Up to-10 °C
Location: Sunny
Soil: Permeable, moist, loamy, humus

pH value: 6 to 7.5

Sowing and planting information
Germ type: Dark germinator
Sowing depth: 0.5-1 cm
Optimal germination temperature: 15-20 °C
Germination time: 7-14 days
Planting, row spacing: 25x25 cm

Optimal mixed culture: Bean, pea, potato, lettuce, leek, beetroot, celery, asparagus, spinach, tomato, radish, borage, dill, cucumber, chamomile, salsify, strawberry, licorice, basil, marigold, marigold, marigold, marigold
Unfavorable mixed culture: Mustard, fennel, other types of cabbage

Subtropic climate (Mediterranean) (e. g. B. Portugal, Spain, Italy)
Sow directly into the open from January to April or in autumn from September to December. We recommend pre-cultivation in small bowls from January to April or in autumn from September to December.

Moderate climate (e. g. B. Germany, Switzerland, Poland)
Sow directly into the open air from July. We recommend pre-cultivation in small bowls from June to September.

We always recommend pre-culture for cabbage, for this purpose let the seedlings grow in a small bowl up to the first visible cabbage leaves, then pik into the desired container. After peckering, let the seedlings grow at moderate temperatures until they are planted out as seedlings. The planting of the seedlings in the bed is carried out from the 2nd Pair of leaves after the cotyledders.
Cabbage plants prefer a sunny location with sufficient water and nutrient-rich, humus-rich loam soil. Prepare the soil for cabbage with deposited animal manure. Avoid waterlogging.

Additional tips
A evenly moist soil prevents the tubers from bursting. To prevent the laying of eggs from cabbage flies, we recommend the use of vegetable protection nets. In order to quickly obtain a fine, crumbly and well-drained soil, an additional incorporation of biochar and primeval rock flour is recommended.

Type of propagation
Spread occurs via seeds.

Plant care
The bed in the cabbage plants should never dry out completely, regular watering is necessary to keep the growth of the plants stable. M It animal manure prepared beds and planting in mixed culture, replaces additional fertilization.

Germination ability of seeds: 3-4 years

Other Names
Botanical names: Brassica oleracea var. gongylodes
English Names: Kohlrabi
German names: Kohlrabi
Portuguese names: Couve-rábano
Spanish Names: Colirrábano
French names: Chou-rave

  • Made in harmony with nature
  • All seeds and seedlings are genetically stable for further propagation
  • Our seeds are always checked for germination at regular intervals
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