Squash (Summer) Black Beauty – Item #280


An early maturing zucchini type squash with delicious deep green fruits and creamy white flesh. Very easy to grow and productive all season long. Freezes well. It won an All America Selections award in 1957.

SKU: 00000473 Categories: ,

Additional information

Weight 4 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1″ (3cm)

Plant Space: 24″ (61cm)

Row Space: 5′ (1.5m)

Sprouts In: 7-10 days

Plant outdoors in full sun and rich soil two weeks after last spring frost. Germinates poorly in soil temperatures below 70°F. Water consistently and feed monthly with a side dressing of compost or vegetable fertilizer.

Young fruits have the best flavor. Pick regularly to encourage more fruit.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Cucurbita pepo

Matures In: 50 days

Attributes: AAS winner