Black Beauty Zucchini Squash

The Black Beauty is one of the most popular types of summer squash because it is very easy-to-grow and has a 48-day growing cycle.  It's known for it's dark green skin and creamy white flesh.  Black Beauty can be baked, fried, steamed or used in soups, salads, and casseroles. 

  • Non-Hybrid
  • High Germination Rate
  • Regenerating

Description

This Zucchini is a glossy fruit that is long, straight, slender and firm.  The Black Beauty is one of the most popular types of summer squash because it is very easy-to-grow.  Zucchini has many uses and recipes that include preparation by baking, frying, steaming, or freezing.  This fruit ranges in size from 6-8 inches and mature in a 48-day growing cycle.  This early and prolific heirloom variety has been exceedingly popular for its dark green skin and creamy white flesh. Black Beauty can be used in soups, salads, and casseroles.

 

Zucchini’s are a staple fruit that is highly nutritious in nature. This food is very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium. It is also a good source of Protein, Vitamin A, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Pantothenic Acid, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus and Copper, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Potassium and Manganese.

 

The Zucchini is thought to have originated in Italy in the 1600’s, though evidence is not definitive.  Because it is such a versatile and complimentary fruit, it works well in a Seed bank or Survival Seed kit.

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