Cucurbita pepo, commonly known as Black Beauty Zucchini Squash, is an excellent summer squash with a compact bushy habit that produce deep glossy green fruits. Sow 6-8 seeds in 12" diameter hills spaced 6' apart in a sunny location after the soil has warmed. Thin plants 3-4 per hill after germination.
Packet of 25 seeds.
Exposure: Full sun
Germination: 10-14 days
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