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Summer Squash 'Black Beauty'        

This is my very first time to grow anything, I bought the seeds and emptied the pack into a pot, covered it with compost and watered. I’m sat waiting for it to grow. When can i harvest?

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Purchased from Tamimi's supermarket

Quantity: 1

Plant Summer squash Cucurbita pepo 1977


Care Instructions

Ensure a rough distance of 1.46 feet (45.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - look to sow at a depth of approximately 0.98 inches (2.5 cm) when sowing directly.

Ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant - Summer squash is known for growing to a height of approximately 60.0 cm (that's 1.95 feet in imperial).

Your garden is in don't know light: Summer squash likes a position of full sun.

Remember to water moderately.

Summer squash requires a soil ph of 5.6 - 7.5 meaning it does best in acidic to alkaline soil.

More information about Summer Squash 'Black Beauty' is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Summer Squash 'Black Beauty' Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.

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now i don’t know whether those leafs are summer squash or pumpkin, but they’re beautiful. I’m sure i planted summer squash somewhere in my pot. i just don’t know where!

Posted on 17 Apr 08 (almost 11 years ago)

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