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Dark Star Zucchini

Regular price $4.49
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Spoon + hook

Dark Star Zucchini

Regular price $4.49
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per 
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What are Dark Stars made of? In this case, Ravens, Black Eels, and Black Beauty. Farmers Bill Reynolds and Donna Ferguson were on the search for open-habit, drought tolerance, and good flavor in their zucchinis. Their search turned into a participatory breeding project with Organic Seed Alliance. By crossing the hybrid Raven with the old-standard Black Beauty zucchinis, they created Black Eel. Years of further improvement led to Dark Star, an exceptional variety that is ready to go supernova!

Dark Star Zucchini was bred for uniformity, drought resistance, and yield. We love the open bush habit of the plants, making fruit easy to spot at the perfect harvest stage. Its slender, dark green look; subtly sweet, tender taste; and prolific nature make it irresistible in nearly every summer meal.

 

Provided by: Hudson Valley Seed co.

Art pack: 20 seeds

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All wooden wares come from sustainably sourced wood and are finished with a hand blended mixture of local bees wax from honey & the hive and local walnut oil.

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