Open plants with spineless stalks make it easy to pick loads of dark-green, glossy, uniform fruits. Bred by rock star plant breeder John Navazio and Bill Reynolds for drought tolerance. Dark Star is the best OP zucchini we’ve grown in our 8 years of farming, rivaling the productivity of hybrids and often surpassing them in longevity.
Days to Maturity: 55
Direct seed or transplant outdoors after last frost
or start indoors 3 weeks before transplant.
Optimal soil temperature for germination is 75-85°.
Seeding depth: ½”. Plant spacing: 18-24”.
Row Spacing: 5-6 ft.