Cucurbita pepo var. cylindrica
Blackjack is a popular variety of Zucchini, which belongs to the Cucurbita genus (Cucurbita pepo var. cylindrica 'Blackjack'). Blackjack is a heirloom variety.
Black Zucchini features a very tender, creamy white, flavorful flesh with near black skin. Compact, bushlike growth makes it great for small gardens. Can be harvested very small for baby zucchini. Very early. 44Blackjack grows as an Annual and is a Vegetable. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Blackjack is known for its Forb habit and growing to a height of approximately 90.0 cm (2.93 feet). This variety tends to bloom in early summer.
Italy is believed to be where Blackjack originates from.
As Blackjack Zucchini is a low maintanence plant, it is great for beginner gardeners and those that like gardens that don't need much overseeing.
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How to grow Zucchini 'Blackjack'
Growing Blackjack from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Blackjack about 42 days before your last frost date.
By our calculations, you should look at planting out Blackjack about 14 days after your last frost date.
Zucchini 'Blackjack' information
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