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Lettuce, Black Seeded Simpson Organic Seeds
by: sow seeds


Item 81135202098
Our Price: $2.95
 

Black Seeded Simpson lettuce is an old favorite green leaf lettuce prized for its delicate flavor and early harvest. Full sized heads can be harvested in just over a month. A farmer's market favorite.


Family: Asteraceae

Species: Latuca Sativa

Difficulty: easy to grow

Sun: full sun/partial shade

Moisture: evenly moist

Sowing Method: direct seed or transplant

Planting: spring/summer/fall planted

Frost Tolerance: light frost tolerance

Qualities: heirloom, organic, salad


A member of the Aster family, lettuce comes in a beautiful variety of forms, colors, and textures from smooth lime-green leaves to red headings, to multicolored, smooth or crinkled varieties. Lettuce was grown by the Romans and was also popular among the Egyptians as an aphrodisiac. Nutrients: vitamins K (high), A and folate.

Growing: Very easy to grow, lightly frost tolerant annual that grows in the full sun and tolerates part shade. Most lettuce bolts quickly in hot weather. Planted in early spring, late summer and early fall. Plant Seeds: 1/8"deep with 1/2" between seeds, in rows 12" apart. Soil Temp: 40-80?F. Days to Emergence: 3-15. Thin To/Mature Plant Spacing: 6-10". Seeds/Oz: 25,000. Seed Wt./100' Row: 4g. Average Yield/100' Row: varies. Days to Harvest: 25-50. Seed Viability: 3-4 years. Companions: Beet, Brassicas, Carrot, Onions, Radish.
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