Black Beauty Zucchini Seeds, Organic

Black Beauty Zucchini Seeds, Organic

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Black Beauty Zucchini Seeds, Organic

Cucurbita pepo
 

A 1957 All America Selections winner developed by John Scarchuk at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station. Compact everbearing bush plants are loaded with glossy green-black fruits with firm white flesh. Best eaten when under 8" long. Excellent variety for freezing.

  • Organic
  • Best-selling summer squash
  • Summer squash
  • Glossy, green-black skin
  • Best when eaten under 8 inches
  • Excellent variety for freezing

This variety works for:

  • Steaming
  • Sautéing
  • Baking
  • Roasting
  • Soups
  • Freezing

To prepare your squash, rinse the exterior and then cut in half and remove the seeds before baking, roasting, etc.

Winter squash can be pureed and sweetened as an addition to breads, muffins, cakes and pies. Diced and roasted squash can be tossed in warm salads of grains and nuts or with sautéed kale.

Summer squash are best eaten when they are small and the seeds are immature. Sliced thinly, summer squash are used in gratins and savory pies or sautéed or breaded and fried.

    Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after danger of frost has passed. Hills should be spaced 6' apart in all directions. Can also be started indoors 3 weeks before transplanting out.

    • Direct Seed: 1" Deep
    • Seeds to Hill: 6-8 Seeds
    • Thin: To 3-4 Plants
    • Light: Full Sun