Heirloom Vegetable and Herb Seeds for the Backyard Gardener

Zucchini - Black Beauty

$2.95

Zucchini – Black Beauty

The Black Beauty zucchini has dark green skin with a crisp white fleshy interior. A warm weather crop, it produces an abundance of zucchinis in a relatively short period of time. 

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.

Plant 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.

Seed quantity - 20