Lettuce Seeds - Black Seeded Simpson- Heirloom

Regular price Dhs. 15.00

2 grams / packet

1. Short Description

These non-GMO Black Seeded Simpson seeds grow into vibrant, green leaves of lettuce that are ready to harvest in just 40 to 49 days. The Black Seeded Simpson lettuce can be grown in most zones, including colder zones. The leaves of the Black Seeded Simpson have a mildly sweet flavor. It’s one of the fastest and easiest types of lettuce to grow. Great for salads, sandwiches, and any other thing you can do with lettuce. It grows best in cool weather but loves the sun. Great for any garden. Approx 16,000 seeds per oz.

 2. More Details and tips:

Growing Black Seeded Simpson Lettuce Garden Seeds

  • Latin Name: Lactuca sativa
  • Other Names:
  • Sow Indoors or Outdoors: Outdoors
  • Days to Maturity: 40-49 days
  • Germination rate: 97%
  • Hardiness Zone: All
  • Planting Depth: 1/8"
  • Plant Spacing: 12"
  • Row Spacing: 12"
  • Growth Habit: Mound
  • Soil Preference: Moist, well-drained
  • Temp Preference: Warmer
  • Light Preference: Full sun or partial shade
  • Diseases/pests/problems: Susceptible to aphids, earwigs, cutworms, and white mold. Resistant to mosaic virus. Lettuce that is crowded while growing will have a bitter taste
  • Color:Green
  • Flavor:Mildly sweet
  • Seeds Per Package:
    • 2.5 g - Approximately 2,000 Seeds
    • 1 oz - Approximately 25,000 Seeds
    • 4 oz - Approximately 100,000 Seeds
    • 1 lb - Approximately 400,000 Seeds
    • 5 lb - Approximately 2,000,000 Seeds

Start by sowing the non-GMO seeds 1/8 inch in soil, twelve inches apart, in rows twelve inches apart. Make sure to allow enough space between seeds for the lettuce to grow, as overcrowding can cause the lettuce to have a bitter taste. Firm the soil lightly. While growing, keep the soil well watered. Harvest between 40 and 49 days after planting.

Non-GMO Black Seeded Simpson Lettuce (Lactuca sativa) is a type of leaf lettuce. It’s one of the fastest growing types of leaf lettuce. You can harvest Black Seeded Simpson as early as 45 days after planting. It has a light sweet flavor and a delicate texture. Black Seeded Simpson is an annual that grows in zones 3-9. It is a cool weather crop, but it needs full sun to really thrive. In warmer areas, Black Seeded Simpson can be planted in the fall for a late harvest. When grown during the summer it needs to be protected from extreme heat. Black Seeded Simpson is great for salads, sandwiches, as a garnish, in smoothies, and other recipes.


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