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Courgette 'Black Beauty'

A classic small-holder, organic variety with plentiful production of rich, dark-green fruit.
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10 seeds (organic)

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow Under Cover
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
Sow under cover from late March. Sow seed on edge (not flat) 2-3cm deep in individual pots. Harden off and plant after last frosts, spacing 90cm apart in each direction. Can sow direct from May, two or three seeds per station, thinned to one.

Description

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

Care Tips

Water regularly and feed with tomato feed. Powdery mildew can be a problem during hot, dry spells, the only remedy is to keep the soil moist.