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Black Beauty Squash

    Black Beauty Squash


    (C. pepo) 48 days. [1957, AAS Winner.] Fruits are dark green, turning black green as fruit matures. Plants are semi-spineless, semi-upright, with an open growth habit. Flesh is white with small seed cavity. Freezes well. Note: Our observations over several seasons indicate that Black Beauty attracts squash bugs much more than other varieties and we have used it successfully as a trap plant for handpicking squash bugs.

    Pkt (4 g, ~29 seeds)

    Good to start from seed in these months:

    North Florida: February-May, August-September 

    Central Florida: February-April, August-September

    South Florida: January-April