43 days. If you ever grew the old favorite Zucchini Park's Sable Beauty, you'll be amazed by its replacement, Contender. This zuke is a darker green (which means more nutrients), with an earlier maturity, heavier yields, and easier picking thanks to spineless plants. In other words, everything about it is better! It's our personal favorite, and we think it will become yours, too. Pkt is 20 seeds.