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Zucchini Black Coral
Curcurbita pepo var. melopepo 'Black Coral'
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Grow zucchini in your garden, and enjoy delicious dishes with your very own, home grown produce. This compact, heirloom variety plant produces abundant glossy skinned, cylindrical, dark green to black fruit in spring and summer. Try Zucchini Black Coral as a steamed, baked or fried vegetable with your favourite recipes.

Size — 70mm
Growth Width — 2m
Growth Height — 1m
Frost Sensitive
Light Requirements — Full sun
Soil Requirements — Special potting mix, Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Grow in well drained soil. Choose a sunny or partly shaded position. Apply well composted organic matter prior to planting.

Watering needs

Water this plant deeply once a week. Keep in mind that it does not like wet feet.

Pruning Advice

Harvest fruit when it is small, tender and full of flavour at about 20cm long. If fruit is left to grow larger, it can be harvested as a marrow.