Squash Black Beauty Seed Packet - Ferry-Morse

Squash Black Beauty Seed Packet - Ferry-Morse

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Black Beauty Squash is an early, productive, and easy to grow squash variety. 

This is a favorite summer squash with its glossy, dark green fruits and fantastic flavor. Black Beauty Squash seeds take roughly 8-10 days to germinate!

  • Flavor: Tender and firm with excellent flavor.
  • Preparation Ideas: Great when grilled, steamed, sauteed, or boiled.
  • Plant Type: Vegetable
  • Fill Weight (grams): 4.5
  • Grows Best In: Full Sun
  • Days to Germination: 8-10 Days
  • Days to Maturity: 50 Days
  • Growth Type: Summer
  • Planting Depth: 1"
  • Seed Spacing: Sow Black Beauty Squash seeds roughly 4' apart in rows, keeping each row approximately 4' apart.

Instructions: Start Black Beauty Squash seeds indoors 3-4 weeks before outdoor planting time for earliest harvest, or sow directly outdoors in a sunny location. Sow 4-6 seeds around a 12" diameter hill. After germination, thin to 3 seedlings per hill. Harvest squash regularly.

Suggestions: For an elegant presentation, pick young fruits with flower attached, steam lightly, and serve the whole squash.