Top Menu Search

Zucchini Black Beauty

Code: M6950

For delicious courgettes, pick young fruit - genius!

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 & 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.
  • These seeds are not pasteurized.
Specs & Warranty
Seed Count Approx. 15 seeds
Botanical Name Cucurbita pepo
Best Months To Sow - Temperate Regions Jan, Oct, Nov, Dec
Best Months To Sow - Warmer Regions Jan, Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec
Sowing Position Full Sun
Grow In Gardens
Seed Planting Depth 1cm
Seed Spacing 20cm
Harvest/Maturity 8-10 weeks


Find Products
Great for Kids

School Holiday Ideas!