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Courgette 'Black Beauty'

A classic small-holder, organic variety with plentiful production of rich, dark-green fruit, good eaten even quite big (at 20cm).
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Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Edible Crop
Position
Kitchen Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Height
60cm (24in)
Group/Species
pepo
Common name
Courgette, Zucchini
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full sun
Spread
90cm (36in)
Cultivation
Soak seed overnight before sowing under cover from March. Sow seed vertically (to prevent rotting), 2-3cm (1in) deep into a 9cm (3½in) pot of compost. Can be sown direct after last frosts. Grows best in fertile, moisture-retentive soil in full sun.

Description

A classic small-holder, organic variety with plentiful production of rich, dark-green fruit, good eaten even quite big (at 20cm).