Because of its storage and shipping qualities, black zucchini has become a favorite for market gardeners. Dark-green, long, straight, cylindrical fruits on fairly heavy bush. Companion plants include: corn, nasturtiums.
CULTURE: Plant seeds directly in the garden after soil reaches 70° F.
Best yields come from well-composted, well-drained soil.
INSECTS AND DISEASES: Control pests with rotenone and pyrethrum.
SOIL: To best prevent blossom end rot, water at base of plant and provide slightly alkaline soil, rich in calcium.
PLANTING DEPTH: 1″
SUGGESTED Individual Portion: 1/2 Tablespoon.