Lettuce Seed 1/2# Black Seeded Simpson From The Dirty Gardener
Black Seeded Simpson Lettuce is a great backyard garden lettuce. This easy to grow, delicious and nutritious loose leaf lettuce is sure to become a favorite. Black Seeded Simpson adds a crispy, crunch to your fresh tossed salads. Plant every 2 weeks starting in early spring for a continual harvest! Loose leaf Lettuces are the easiest type of lettuces to grow. They form no heart or head, as the name indicates. Loose leaf Lettuce can be harvested leaf by leaf or by the whole plant. Leaves come in a wide variety of shapes and colors including thick, thin, savoyed, flat, red, green, frilled, cut, curled, wavy and crinkly. Additional Details Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) Genus: Lactuca (lak-TOO-kuh) Species: sativa Cultivar: Black Seeded Simpson Category: Leaf Vegetables Seed Type: Open Pollinated, Heirloom Height: 6-12 in (15-30cm) Spacing: 15 in (38cm) Germination time: 4 to 10 days Days to Maturity: 40-60 days Sun Exposure: Full Sun Danger: N/A Bloom Color: Bloom Time: N/A Foliage: Bronze-Green. Long, narrow leaves Soil Requirements: 61 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline) Propagation Methods: From seed, sow in sunny location directly into soil in short rows, 1/4" deep and 1" apart every every 20-30 days during cooler spring and fall months. Other Details: Average water needs. Water regularly; do not over-water. Harvest when leaves are 3-4" long by pulling cutting individual leaves. This is a great "cut and come again" lettuce. Can also be container grown.
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- 40-60 days to Maturity