Zucchini – Black Beauty
Season – spring/ autumn; Sow 2cm deep; Plant spacing at 50-90cm apart; Germination period between 5-10 days; Soil temperatures between 21˚C and 35˚C; Harvest time approx. 6-9 weeks.
zucchini in a sunny position, they enjoy full sun and well drained, fertile and
fairly loose soil high in organic matter. It is an attractive plant with broad
leaves and a spread of 1.5metres. Don’t plant too close together as they are
highly susceptible to powdery mildew. Water regularly and for best results
plant in a slightly raised bed and mulch.
Good companion plants – beans, parsley, silver beet, sweet corn and tomatoes
Seed quantity - 8