Cabbage loves most, if not stew, thenfresh, if not white, then certainly color or kohlrabi. The photo of the latter can be misleading, because it is not like the usual cabbage known to all. That is why many summer residents treat it as exotic and shun. But in vain. Kohlrabi (or cauliflower) is not only useful, but also a delicious vegetable, which is also very easy to grow on a garden plot.
Since this vegetable belongs to early ripeningcrops, then its harvest can be obtained several times a year. Cultivation of kohlrabi by seedlings promotes the production of mature fruits within a month after planting. The size of the vegetable depends largely on how the plant was planted.
Cultivation of kohlrabi requires fertilized andfertile soil. During the ripening of the fruit, the plant should be fed with complex fertilizers. Care for kohlrabi is also in the regular loosening and weeding the beds. The first time loosen 10 days after landing. No hills are required.
Many nutritionists appreciate kohlrabi,Its advantage lies in the fact that it contains a huge amount of essential vitamins and minerals. In the stem of the plant are such trace elements as copper, zinc, calcium, potassium, chlorine, phosphorus, iodine, iron and sodium. In kohlrabi there are few calories. Also in this vegetable there is a special substance - tartronic acid. It actively prevents the processing of carbohydrates into fats. That is why many include kohlrabi in the diet for weight loss. Cooked on the basis of this vegetable salads and second courses help people suffering from extra pounds, burn fat deposits without harm to health.