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Organic Black Seeded Simpson Lettuce

Loose, Crisp Leaves

A longtime favorite among gardeners, this loose leaf lettuce has large, light-green, slightly crumpled leaves that are upright, crisp, tender and sweet. They're perfect for salads. And, this variety tolerates heat and drought. 48 DAYS.
  • Zone 3 - 9 annual
  • Height 6 - 7 inches.
  • Germination 8 - 10 days
  • Light Required Full sun.

This item ships in both Spring & Fall



For each offer ordered, get Approx. 200 seeds per packet

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  • Botanical Name: Lactuca sativa 'Black-seeded Simpson'; Family: Asteraceae (Daisy Family)
  • Height: 6 - 7 inches.
  • Spacing: 4- 6 inches between plants, 12 - 18 inches between rows.
  • Depth: 1/4 inch
  • Spread: 4-5 inches.
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun.
  • Yield: 50 lbs./100 foot row
  • Foliage: Loose Leaf. Large, Light-Green Leaves are Upright, Crisp, Tender and Sweet
  • Fruit: Loose Leaf. Large, Light-Green Leaves are Upright, Crisp, Tender and Sweet
  • Days To Maturity: 48 days
  • Form: Annual.
  • Soil Requirements: Rich, moist, well-drained soil; pH 6.0 - 6.8
  • Seed Count: About 200 seeds per packet.
  • Size: Medium
  • Comments: Leaves are also broad, crumpled, and frilled. Well able to tolerate summer heat, drought. An exceptionally good keeper. Large, upright plants. Loose leaf type. Very early and adaptable. Withstands some frost. Slow bolting. Inner leaves blanch almo

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