White Vienna produces a huge light-green bulb with a smooth skin. The flesh is white and tender with a mild sweet turnip-like taste. Often used in stir-fries, soups and stews, or enjoyed crisp and fresh.
Harvest when young within 8 - 10 weeks of sowing or when the stems are between 50 - 75 mm in diameter.
Sow during Summer into Autumn about 10 mm deep; Germination time about 7 - 10 days.
Alternate with other vegetables on the same soil.
Europe, Germany and Netherlands and also from India, China, Israel
Cool to temperate
Soil PH preference
Stems and leaves are used raw or cooked.
Collars around the stems, or floating row covers will keep pests such as cabbageworms and cabbage loopers at bay.
Beetroot, cucumber, mint, onion, oregano, sage, chives and thyme