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'Black Forest' F1

Article number: 91469A4,90 € Incl VAT
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Cultivate the climbing Black Forest courgette in your garden and get the best possible results with these steps.
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Black Forest is a pretty variety of zucchini, courgette, or squash - whatever you prefer to call it. Zucchini is a versatile vegetable that can be enjoyed cooked or raw in all types of dishes. Black Forest is a climbing zucchini which makes it very easy to harvest. However, it may need some assistance climbing. Use strings or tie it up on a cane or trellis. The plant prefers warm and sunny environments with humus-rich, well-fertilized and well-drained soil.
Sufficient for
3-4 plants
Plant height
100-150 cm
Properties
Climbing plants
Latin name
Cucurbita pepo
Sowing
Pre-cultivation/Direct sown
EAN
7312602914696

Before direct-sowing, make sure the temperature has reached 15°C. Water the soil before sowing the seeds in rows, and water regularly to keep the soil moist at all times. Cover it with a fibre cloth until the plant starts to flourish.

Since the Black Forest plant prefers a warmer climate, you have to pre-cultivate the seeds indoors for 3-4 weeks until the outside temperature has risen enough. Sow 1 seed per pot of fertilized soil and place in a warm area (18-24°C) until sprouting. After 3-4 weeks, you can replant them in bigger pots and place them in a bright area.

Plant placement
Sun
Plant spacing
80 cm
Row spacing
80 cm
Sowing depth
2 cm

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