Lettuce Black Seeded Simpson Organic

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An old favourite Heirloom variety being one of the earliest and hardiest varieties available withstanding frosts whilst maintaining its excellent flavour. Loose leaf habit, frilled, crumpled leaves are attractive, crisp and tender.

  • Seed Count: 2000

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Lettuce Black Seeded Simpson Organic

Lettuce Black Seeded Simpson Organic. An old favourite Heirloom variety being one of the earliest and hardiest varieties. Available withstanding frosts whilst maintaining its excellent flavour. Loose leaf habit, frilled, crumpled leaves are attractive, crisp. Tender and in a 2006 test trial of lettuce varieties. The Daily Telegraph newspaper rated this as the best flavoured lettuce in the UK.

Cultivation Advice Lettuce Black Seeded Simpson Organic

  • You can seed direct, 3 seeds every 8 inches in rows 12-18 inches apart,
  • as early as the soil can be worked or grown indoors 3-4 weeks before transplanting outdoors.
  • Seeds germinate from around 50 degree F, rates will be poor above 70F.
  • Cover seed lightly with about 1/8 inch of fine soil,
  • and firm soil gently.
  • Thin young seedlings to one plant per spot.
  • Sow every 3 weeks for a continuous supply of fresh lettuce.