Black Beauty Zucchini Squash Seeds


25+ Black Beauty Zucchini Squash Seeds | Non-GMO

Matures in just 62 days. Speedy and bountiful growth, Black Beauty squash is best reaped while skin is tender and crop is not too mature – about 5-8 inches in length and about 3 inches in diameter. Container growing is possible in a pot about 16-18 inches deep, with good drainage, an abundant source of light, adequate moisture and recommended nutrients. Avoid watering leaves, to prevent plant diseases. Seeds are typically fertile for at least 4 years.

AAS Winner. Dark green glossy, and uniformly colored; fruits are long, straight and slender with firm, very tender, creamy white flesh; plant grows between 12-24” tall; good flavor squash seeds.

Yellow, edible blooms are lovely for plate decorating.

It has been scientifically noted that zucchini with darker skin is fortified with more nutrients such as Vitamins A, C, E, K, B6, beta carotene, potassium, manganese, folate, and others; super low in calories. They can be grilled, roasted, marinated in olive oil, fried, sautéed or steamed; use in soups, casseroles, and other dishes. Blanch before freezing and enjoy for up to three months.

Growing Black Beauty Zucchini Garden Seeds

  • Latin Name: Cucurbita Pepo
  • Other Names: Summer squash, courgettes
  • Days to Maturity: 62 days
  • Hardiness Zone: ½-1 inch deep
  • Planting Depth: 6 inches apart
  • Plant Spacing: 3-4 feet
  • Row Spacing: 3-4 feet
  • Growth Habit: 12-24 inches tall and bushy
  • Soil Preference: Well-drained, moist, mulch and compost with a pH between 6.8 to 5.5
  • Temp Preference: Warmer
  • Light Preference: Full Sun = 6-8 hours daily
  • Pests/diseases: Bacterial wilt, cucumber beetles, squash bug
  • Color: Dark green, glossy and evenly colored
  • Flavor: Somewhat sweet, tender, crisp
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