Purple Vienna Kohlrabi Seed Highlights
- Germination: 1 to 2 days.
- Soak: No need.
- Harvest: 8 to 12 days.
- Flavor: The flavor is similar to broccoli and cabbage.
- Nutrients: Vitamins A, B-complex, C, calcium, copper, and potassium.
Aptly named Purple Vienna, Kohlrabi has bright purple stems and dark-green leaves with a purple tinge.
Kohlrabi is an easy microgreen to grow and is very nutritious and flavorful.
Purple Vienna Kohlrabi is one of our favorite microgreens to grow. It’s beautiful from germination to harvest!
Kohlrabi is a vigorous microgreen germinating quickly and reaching maturity in 8- to 12 days.
It’s a staple microgreen in my house and many restaurants because of its color, flavor, and texture.
The flavor of Kohlrabi is similar to sweet, mild cabbage. It is excellent to use in cooking, salads, or as a garnish.
Purple Vienna Kohlrabi Seed Package Sizes
- The Home Microgreens tray seed packet weighs 3.0 grams and contains approximately 725 seeds.
- The 1010-tray seed packet weighs 8.0 grams.
We also sell Purple Vienna Kohlrabi seed in the following size packages.
- By the ounce
- in 4-ounce packages
- and 1-pound bags.
How Much Seed Do You Need For Your Tray?
You don’t need to worry about how much seed you need if you use Home Microgreen planting trays or 1010 trays. Each seed packet has the correct number of seeds for a perfect tray of Beautiful Purple Vienna Kohlrabi microgreens.
The seeding area of a Home Microgreen Tray is 37.5 square inches.
However, if you’re using a different planting tray, use the calculator in the article below to figure out how much seed you need.
Click this link to use the calculator: Home Microgreens Seed Density Calculator.
Seeding Density for Purple Vienna Kohlrabi Seed
Home Microgreens Tray: 3.0 grams
1010 Tray: 8.0 grams
1020 Tray: 16 grams
By Measuring Spoon
Home Microgreens Tray: 0.8 teaspoons
1010 Tray: 2.2 teaspoons
1020 Tray: 4.3 teaspoons
All volumetric measurements are level, not heaping spoons.
I use these vertical-sided measuring spoons because the seeds are easier to level with the straight sides.
These are my recommended seeding densities to produce a great-looking tray of Purple Vienna Kohlrabi microgreens.
I like to allow microgreen leaves to develop to a larger size as they provide more nutrition & flavor than producing smaller leaves and stems.
Microgreen density depends on many environmental factors and seed germination percentages.
You may prefer to modify the seeding density, but my seeding densities are a great starting point, if nothing else.
Check out the Home Microgreens Seed Density Course if you have a different size tray.
28.35 grams equals 1 ounce.
Three teaspoons equal 1 Tablespoon
Four Tablespoons equal 1/4 cup