Black Beauty Zucchini Squash Seeds

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Grow Organic Black Beauty Zucchini Squash Seeds for a bountiful and nutritious harvest. These heirloom seeds produce dark green zucchinis in 60-70 days, perfect for a range of culinary uses. Ideal for gardeners seeking easy-to-grow, high-yielding, and nutrient-rich squash.

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Black Beauty Zucchini Squash Seeds

Embark on a fruitful gardening journey with Organic Black Beauty Zucchini Squash Seeds. This variety, also known as Courgette, is a time-tested favorite, offering a bounty of dark green zucchinis that are both sweet and crunchy.


  • Days to Maturity: Ready for harvest in 60-70 days.
  • Zucchini Characteristics: Dark green skin, turning nearly black when fully mature. Known for its brightly sweet, tender, and crunchy flesh.
  • Growth Habit: Grows as a leafy branching mound, reaching a height of 18-36 inches.

Growing Guide:

  • Sowing: Plant seeds 1 inch deep, spacing them 36-48 inches apart in rows.
  • Soil and Watering: Thrives in medium moist, organic, fertile, well-drained soil. Requires full sun and a temperature range of 60-85 °F.
  • Harvesting: Best harvested when about 6-8 inches long for optimal flavor and texture.

Garden Benefits:

  • Renowned for its vigorous production, the Black Beauty continues yielding abundantly throughout the summer when regularly harvested.
  • An excellent choice for container gardening, requiring a pot about 16-18 inches deep with good drainage.

Additional Information:

  • Introduced in 1957, this variety won the 1957 All-America Selections Vegetable Winner for its easy growth and abundant production.
  • Rich in nutrients like Vitamins A, C, E, K, and B6, beta-carotene, potassium, and manganese.
  • Versatile in the kitchen, perfect for roasting, frying, sautéing, and more.

Organic Black Beauty Zucchini Summer Squash Seeds are perfect for gardeners seeking a highly productive, nutritious, and versatile squash variety. Enjoy the bounty of your harvest in a myriad of dishes, from fresh salads to heartwarming soups.


Frequently Asked Questions About Black Beauty Summer Squash

  1. Is Black Beauty Summer Squash the same as zucchini? Yes, Black Beauty Summer Squash is a variety of zucchini. It is known for its dark green skin and is one of the most popular zucchini varieties. Often used interchangeably in culinary uses, Black Beauty is well-loved for its tender flesh and versatility in recipes.
  2. How do you grow Black Beauty zucchini from seed? To grow Black Beauty Zucchini Squash Seeds, plant the seeds directly in the garden after the last frost when the soil has warmed up. Sow the seeds 1 inch deep, spacing them 36-48 inches apart in rows. These plants thrive in full sun and prefer medium moist, fertile, well-drained soil. Keep the soil consistently moist and fertilize after the first set of blooms appear. Black Beauty zucchini typically germinates within 4-14 days and is ready for harvest in about 60-70 days.
  3. Is heirloom Black Beauty zucchini a bush or vine? The heirloom Black Beauty zucchini grows as a bushy plant. It has a compact growth habit, making it suitable for gardeners with limited space or those who prefer not to use trellising systems.
  4. Do Black Beauty zucchini need a trellis? Black Beauty zucchini, being a bush-type plant, does not require a trellis. Unlike vining squash varieties, bush zucchinis grow in a more contained form and are generally easier to manage without additional support. This makes them a great choice for smaller gardens or container growing.
Weight .4 oz

20 premium seeds in each packet.

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