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Prairie Road Organic Seed: Northern Grown

Zucchini: Dark Star

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 CERTIFIED ORGANIC SEED, 1 packet (25 seeds)

Cucurbita pepo (50-60 days) When farmers, Bill Reynolds & Donna Ferguson, discovered their favorite zucchini variety was no longer commercially available, they decided to develop their own reliable, open-pollinated (OP), organic replacement! With the support of Organic Seed Alliance and master plant breeder, Dr. John Navazio, they embarked on a six-year breeding project. The goal was a high-quality, OP variety with all of the traits of the best hybrids: uniform, dark-green fruits, open growth habit for ease of harvest, early and prolonged production, drought-tolerance, high yields, and high disease and pest resistance. “Dark Star” was born!

Growing Notes
Soil Temp. for Germ.: 70-85 degrees F; Planting Depth: 1/2 inch; Plant Spacing: 36” apart in rows 5-6 ft. apart; Days to Germ.: 6-10; Day to Maturity: 50-60 days; Full Sun; Moderate Water.