Top Menu Search

Zucchini Black Beauty

Code: M6950

For delicious courgettes, pick young fruit

The fruit grows very quickly which makes for a bountiful harvest. A 1957 Award winner this early and prolific heirloom variety has been exceedingly popular for its very hard green skin and creamy white flesh.
Where to buy

Select your region to find your nearest McGregor’s stockist.

Planting Instruction
  • How To Sow: Choose a well drained site in full sun. Sow these seeds in trays for subsequent transplanting or after frosts, sow directly in a well prepared seedbed. Sow seeds 20 cm apart, in rows 1 metre apart, and to a depth of 1 cm. Seedling Care: Keep seedbed evenly moist during the germination period of 7-14 days. Apply fruit fertiliser two weeks after germination for healthier plants and maximum crop. Protect your seedlings from slugs, snails and insect pests; go to for appropriate plant health and pest control products. Hints and Tips: Zucchini Is a type of summer squash. To obtain the best harvest possible, pick fruits young. Unpicked zucchini/courgettes will grow into marrows. Our seeds are not treated with Neonicotinoids.
Specs & Warranty
When To Sow (Tropical Zone 1) Spring
When To Sow (Tropical Zone 2) Spring
When To Sow (Temperate Zone 3) Spring
When To Sow (Cool Zone 4) Spring
Grow In Gardens
Annual or Perennial
Seed Depth 1cm
Seed Spacing 20cm
Plant Spacing 60cm
Harvest / Flower / Maturity Time 8-10 weeks
Harvest/Flower/Maturity Time cont.


Find Products
Great for Kids

School Holiday Ideas!