This variety of zucchini has shiny and dark green skin that look like black in color hence it is called black beauty. They are slender, long and about 8-12 inches long; zucchini is tasty, mild flavor and smooth texture when it is small in size but they will be delicious whenever you pick them. Make pickles, sandwiches, soup, or cooked as vegetables, zucchini is tasty in all forms. Zucchini black beauty is tasty, unique, and amazing and can easily grow in containers with little care. Buy the best quality Zucchini Black Beauty (Green) Seeds Online at the best price in India from www.organicbazar.net with a good germination rate.
About this item
- Number of Zucchini seeds: 20 Seeds (approximately)
- Where to grow: Balcony or terrace garden
- Sowing season: Mid-spring to Summer
- Mode of sowing: Sow the seeds 0.5-1 inch deep in a Container, or Pots.
- Germination Time: 7 to 14 days from sowing
- Germination temperature: 21-30°C
- Harvesting: 55-60 days from sowing seeds
- Plant vigor: Strong plant with long internodes
What size grow bag is best for Zucchini?
Zucchini Black Beauty Growing Season In India
Zucchini is a warm-season vegetable and the best season for sowing zucchini black beauty green seeds is mid-spring to summer (February-May).
How To Grow Black Beauty Zucchini At Home
The direct sowing method is the best for planting zucchini in any container. The best size of the pot/grow bag is 15-24 inches in height and width for faster growth of the zucchini plant. The ideal temperature for sowing zucchini seeds is 21-30°C. Dark green Zucchini is a warm lover plant and it required sufficient water to grow, always check that the soil is not dried and keep the soil moist. Some varieties of zucchini are recommended for support, but usually do not require support because the stem is large enough to bear the weight of the fruit.
Zucchini Black Beauty (Green) Seeds Sowing Method
Sown green zucchini seeds about 0.5 to 1 inch deep in the soil at a distance of 18-24 inches between two plants. Gently water the soil and keep the soil evenly moist till the seeds germinate. Seeds will take about 1-2 weeks to germinate in the best soil temperature above 20℃.
Best Fertilizer For Zucchini Black Beauty
Zucchini black beauty is a fast-growing plant that needs fertilizer from time to time. Apply slow-release fertilizers (vermicompost, cow manure, neem cake) once a month during the flowering and fruiting period.
Zucchini Plant Care Tips
Water – As zucchini (Green) is a vine plant that needs 1 inch of daily water and the soil should be moist but avoid over watering.
Soil – Use well-drained and fertile soil with 6.0 to 7.5 ph for planting zucchini.
Sun – Zucchini require 6-8 hours of full sun every day.
Temperature – Zucchini plant grows fast in temperature between 15-32℃.
Common pests and diseases – Cucumber beetles, and squash bugs are the common pests found in zucchini. Bacterial wilt and blossom end rot and powdery mildew make foliage white, stunted, and wilted. Use organic pesticides Neem oil to avoid these insects and pests.
Zucchini Plant Flowering Time And Pollination
After 25-30 days from seed sowing zucchini starts flowering, the male flower appears first, and the female will begin at a small fruit. Like all squash, zucchini (dark green) is also cross-pollinated; especially bees will pollinate the flowers. But sometimes it may be a problem in pollination because bees or insects are less active during the monsoon season. In such a case, hand pollination can work, reveal the stamen at the center by removing the petal from the male blossom, and you will see pollen clinging to it. Carry the pollen on your finger or small soft brush to female blossoms and touch them at their center. Be sure to refresh your brush with pollen every few touches. After doing this process, you will see the plant starts to give fruits.
Zucchini Black Beauty (Green) Harvest Time
- Zucchini will be ready for harvest in 55-60 days from sowing seeds.
- Best time to harvest when zucchini is small (8 inches) that is very tasty and delicious.
- Picking zucchini frequently can lead to producing more fruits.
- Cut the zucchini from the vine with a sharp scissor.
Zucchini Black Beauty Plant Special Features
- Common name – Courgette and Jugni (In Hindi)
- Scientific name – Cucurbita pepo
- Flower color – Yellow
- Height – Above 3 feet
Does zucchini grow well in pots?
Yes, zucchini can grow well in pots but make sure the size should be at least 15-24 inches (wide and deep).
Why are my zucchini leaves turning yellow and dying?
Improper soil and deficiencies in manganese, sulfur, or iron can cause yellowing and dying zucchini leaves.
Why are my zucchini plants producing flowers but no fruit?
In case of lack of pollination, zucchini plants do not produce fruit. To encourage natural pollination, you need to attract pollinators to the garden or hand-pollination also works.
Do zucchini plants come back every year?
No, zucchini is an annual plant as its natural lifecycle only lasts a season.
What can you not plant with zucchini?
Avoid planting zucchini and summer squash with all other vining plants (cucumber, pumpkin, winter melon).
Do zucchini like the full sun?
Zucchini plants prefer full sun (6-8 hours).
What are the signs of overwatering zucchini plants?
The main sign of over-watered zucchini plants is the appearance of fungus, slow growth of plants, yellow leaves, and fruit rot.
Should I water zucchini every day?
As zucchini is a squash plant that needs 1 inch of daily water and the soil should be moist but avoid over watering.
Why are my zucchini seeds not germinating?
Zucchini seeds will not germinate because of improper growing conditions like not getting enough sun, overwatering, or underwatering
Country of Origin - India