Heirloom, Non-Hybrid, Non-GMO, Open-Pollinated Garden Seed
Squash, Summer – Zucchini, Black Beauty
This variety of zucchini has dark green, glossy fruits that are long, straight and slender, averaging 6 to 8 inches long. Flesh is firm yet tender. Good flavor. Best when harvested young. Black Beauty’s blossoms are also edible.
Maturity in approximately 62 days.
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Sun Exposure: Full sun
Growth Habit: Most summer squash grow on bushy, compact vines.
Sowing Method: Direct seed into hilled soil – mound up into small hills to allow soil to warm more quickly
When to Sow: In spring when soil temperature has warmed to at least 70 degrees
Seed Depth: 1” deep
Plant Spacing: 24” - 36”
Hill Spacing: 3 - 4 feet
Row Spacing: 4 - 5 feet
Germinates in: 10 - 14 days
Germination Temp: 75° - 90°
Matures in: Approx. 62 days