Black Zucchini Squash (62 days) mature fruit 14” x 4”, 120 days, edible in 43 to 46 days. Fruit is cylindrical, long, straight, and slender with slight ridges; very dark green at first edible stage, turning black-green at full maturity. Smooth skin. Flesh is greenish white, firm and fine quality. Very tender. Bush type plant of fairly closed habit.
A tender crop that should not be planted until danger of frost has passed. Plant seeds in 4 foot rows, one inch deep, putting 6 seeds per hill and spacing hills 3 feet apart. Gradually thin to one plant per hill. Three pounds of seed will plant one acre; 1⁄2 ounce will plant 100 feet of row.