Black Beauty Zucchini - Heirloom
Planting Instructions: Start seeds indoors 3-4 weeks before outdoor planting time for earliest harvest, or sow directly outdoors in a sunny location. Sow 4-6 sseeds around a 12 inch diameter hill. After germination, thin to 3 seedlings per hill. Harvest regularly.
When to Plant
Sow directly into the garden once the danger of frost has passed or for an earlier crop, start indoors 3-4 weeks before the last frost using 3-4” Jiffy peat pots and make sure to weather/harden off the plants before setting them in the ground.
Best when planted in a rich, moist, well-drained soil in full sun. Transplants should only go into the garden once soil is completely warmed.
Planting & Growing Information
Sow seeds 2.5 cm (1″) deep and sow 5-6 seeds per hill or 5 cm (2″) apart. Plants should be spaced/thinned to 2 or 3 of the strongest plants per hill or 15 cm (6″) apart. Rows should be spaced 1.5-1.8 m (5-6′) apart. Seeds germinate in approximately 5-12 days.
15 seeds per packet
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