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LETTUCE, Black Seeded Simpson - 99¢ Cent Heirloom Seeds: Heirloom,Bulk

LETTUCE, Black Seeded Simpson

Heirloom Lettuce Seeds

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Approximate seed count per packet ( 1.0g = 833 seeds )

Black Seeded Simpson Lettuce (Lactuca sativa 'Black Seeded Simpson'): Crisp and Prolific Green Lettuce for Your Garden

Cultivate crisp and prolific green lettuce in your garden with Black Seeded Simpson Lettuce (Lactuca sativa 'Black Seeded Simpson'). Known for its loose and frilly leaves, this lettuce variety adds a refreshing and flavorful addition to your salads and sandwiches. Explore the characteristics and optimal growing conditions of Black Seeded Simpson Lettuce for a bountiful harvest of these delightful and versatile leafy greens.

Key Features:

  • Crisp and Prolific: Black Seeded Simpson Lettuce is prized for its crisp and prolific green leaves. The loose and frilly texture adds a delightful crunch to salads and other culinary creations.
  • Quick to Mature: Black Seeded Simpson Lettuce matures relatively quickly, allowing for a continuous harvest. With proper care and optimal growing conditions, you can enjoy fresh and crisp lettuce leaves throughout the growing season.
  • Large and Loose Heads: Recognized for its large and loose heads, Black Seeded Simpson Lettuce is an excellent choice for those who prefer a cut-and-come-again harvesting method. Harvest individual leaves or the entire head as needed.
  • Delicate and Mild Flavor: Enjoy the delicate and mild flavor of Black Seeded Simpson Lettuce. The tender leaves have a subtle sweetness, making them a versatile ingredient for salads, wraps, and sandwiches.
  • Heat-Tolerant: Black Seeded Simpson Lettuce exhibits good heat tolerance, making it suitable for both spring and fall plantings. Plant it in a location with partial shade during warmer months to prevent bolting.
  • Highly Nutritious: Black Seeded Simpson Lettuce is a nutritious leafy green, rich in vitamins A and K. Incorporate it into your daily meals for a healthy and refreshing addition to your diet.
  • Continuous Harvest: Harvest Black Seeded Simpson Lettuce by picking individual leaves as needed or by cutting the entire head at the base. Regular harvesting encourages new growth for a continuous supply of fresh lettuce.
  • Mature Height: Mature plants typically reach a height of 8 to 12 inches, creating a loose and visually appealing presence in your garden.

Optimal Growing Conditions:

Cultivate crisp and prolific green lettuce with Black Seeded Simpson Lettuce using optimal growing conditions:

  • Soil: Well-drained, fertile soil. Black Seeded Simpson Lettuce prefers soil with good drainage and ample organic matter for healthy leaf development.
  • Sunlight: Partial shade to full sun is suitable for Black Seeded Simpson Lettuce. During warmer months, provide some shade to prevent the lettuce from becoming bitter.
  • Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist. Adequate watering is essential for Black Seeded Simpson Lettuce to prevent wilting and ensure crisp, flavorful leaves.
  • Planting Depth: Sow lettuce seeds at a shallow depth, as lettuce is a small-seeded crop. Maintain a spacing of 6 to 12 inches between plants to allow for proper air circulation.

Experience the joy of growing and harvesting Black Seeded Simpson Lettuce in your garden. Order your seeds today and enjoy the crisp and prolific addition to your culinary creations.

Black Seeded Simpson Lettuce Planting Information

Days to Germination: 7
Days to Maturity: 45
Planting Depth: 1/8"
Plant Spacing: 6-12"
Row Spacing: 18-24"
Approximate Seed Counts
Seeds per Oz. Seeds per Lb.
25000 362076
Current Seed Germination Data
Lot # Tested Germination Rate
X4224 2023-08-31 93%