• 1411
    • Pkt - 1000 Seeds per packet
    • $2.99
    • 1412
    • 1/2 oz
    • $4.99
    • 1413
    • Seed Tape - 15 ft.
    • $6.99

Black-Seeded Simpson Lettuce


A Favorite for Generations

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48 DAYS Bright green leaves, tender and sweet at all stages. Black-Seeded Simpson has been a favorite leaf lettuce for generations of gardeners. Withstands heat, drought and is slow to bolt. Make planting Black-Seeded Simpson a cinch with seed tape! Seeds are encased in biodegradable paper that protects the seeds during germination and dissolves in the course of watering. Simply cut the tape to the desired length, place in the garden or in one of our Grow Tub™ containers and water—no worries about over- or under-seeding!

  • Zones: 3 - 9.
  • Height: 6 - 7 inches.
  • Spacing: 4 - 6 inches between plants, 12 - 18 inches between rows.
  • Depth: At soil surface. making sure the seed is not covered (needs light to germinate). Keep soil moist.
  • Spread: 4 - 5 inches.
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun.
  • Soil Preference: Rich, moist, well-drained soil. pH 6.0 - 6.8.
  • Germination: 7 - 10 days.
  • Days To Maturity: 48 days.
  • Yield: 50 lbs. per 100 foot row.
  • Foliage: Light green fofliage.
  • Fruit: Loose Leaf. Large, light green Leaves are upright, crisp, tender and sweet.
  • Growth Rate: Medium to fast growth rate.
  • Size: Medium.
  • Seed Counts: Approximately 1,000 seeds per packet., 1/2 oz. is approximately 12,000 seeds, 2 oz. is approxixmately 48,000 seeds. The seed tape is 15 feet long and has approximately 360 seeds.
    • 1411
    • Pkt - 1000 Seeds per packet
    • $2.99
    • 1412
    • 1/2 oz
    • $4.99
    • 1413
    • Seed Tape - 15 ft.
    • $6.99

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