What garden vegetables are compatible with kohlrabi? What is not good to plant near it?
Beets, onions, cabbage, and lettuce make good companions. Do not plant kohlrabi with pole beans, pepper, strawberry, or tomatoes.
Can you eat the leaves off kohlrabi?
Yes, Kohlrabi leaves are also edible and very high in nutrients. They can be chopped up and put in salads or cooked like greens. The younger leaves will give you the most flavor.
I would like to know what to do if kohlrabi starts to put out seed heads.
Your plants have bolted. Once this happens, they become woody and bitter and are no longer good. Here is more information: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/vgen/what-is-bolting-what-it-means-when-a-plant-bolts.htm
Some of my Kohlrabi didn't bulb, but grew long and skinny. What causes that to happen?
This can happen for a few reasons. The first is that they were not planted deep enough. Another reason can be that they were stressed, especially if they were stressed as seedlings. They have a harder time forming a bulb. Too little light can keep them from forming a proper bulb and too little nutrients as well.
My kohlrabi is beginning to flower and the bulbs aren't formed yet. Are we on track? Should I pinch back the flowering parts?
Your plants have bolted. Once this happens, they become woody and bitter and are no longer good. Here is more information: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/vgen/what-is-bolting-what-it-means-when-a-plant-bolts.htm This article will help with growing kohlrabi plants: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/kohlrabi/how-to-grow-kohlrabi.htm
trying to grow kohlrabi---plants look great but just have long stems and wont form bulbs--why?
This article will help you.
Too warm of weather and other stresses can cause lack of bulbing.
my kohlrabi plants look great--70 days out from planting, but very few plants have "fruit" set on. Ate 1--delicious, but. . .
These need extremely fertile, moisture-retentive soil, so you may want to add compost, or fertilizers before planting. They also prefer cooler weather, either spring or fall. This article will give you more information on the care of these: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/kohlrabi/how-to-grow-kohlrabi.htm