25 Seeds per pack
(Cucurbita pepo) 58 days. Black Beauty Zucchini Summer Squash is the most popular home garden variety. Black Beauty is very productive and their fruits should be picked when young (About 6″ – 8″). Bush Type Plant
Planting Instructions for Black Beauty Zucchini Summer Squash Seeds
Black Beauty Zucchini Summer Squash is a warm season crop, sensitive to frost and light freezes. Start Heirloom / Open Pollinated Summer Squash Seeds indoors 3-4 weeks. before last frost date or direct seed outdoors after danger of frost. Plant Heirloom / Open Pollinated Summer Squash in full sun. To direct seed, plant 6-8 seeds 1″ deep in 1′ diameter hills, thinning to 3 or 4 plants at set of true leaves. Or plant Summer Squash seeds in rows 1″ deep, 2′ apart. Keep rows and hills 6′ apart. Germination should occur in 5-10 days at 65-85°F. Keep soil just-damp during germination, or seeds may rot. In general Black Beauty Zucchini Summer Squash have the best flavor and tenderness when picked young.
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