Lettuce 'Black seeded simpson' - 1500 seeds (Lactuca sativa)

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Black seeded simpson lettuce is a fantastic crunchy, bitter and sweet lettuce that grows to a medium size and has wonderful crinkled leaves. Lactuca sativa is greatly accompanied by tomatoes, cucumbers and other vegetables. Simpson lettuce has a long history of being one of the all-time favourite salad lettuces, it's also a great addition to sandwiches. Simpson lettuce is one of the most nutritious lettuces out there being filled with vitamins and micronutrients. This hardy lettuce is a perfect addition to any vegetable garden and your next salad bowl. Black seeded simpson lettuce on average germinates within 7-14 days at 4-16C (39-61F), warmer temperature will allow for slightly faster germination. Simpson lettuce grows best in full sun which will allow it to reach its full size at an optimum speed but growing it in partial shade is completely fine just expect a slightly longer harvest. 

Sowing:
Sow Indoors: February – March
Sow Outdoors: April – August 
Season: Annual
Plant Height: 12in (30cm)
Harvest Season: All year
Environment: Full sun, Partial shade
Soil Type: Sand, Loam, Chalk,
Germination Time: 7-14 days
Temperature: 4-16C (39-61F)
Depth: 0.4in (1cm)
Plant Spread: 8-10in (20-25cm)
Seeds Watering: Moist
Plant Watering: Well-drained
Hardiness: Hardy Annual


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Data sheet

Color
Green
Height
Up to 45cm (17.7in)
Moisture
Medium
Ideal for
Pots & containers
Sunlight
Full sun
Partial shade
Scented
Unscented
Sowing month
April
August
February
January
July
June
March
May
October
September
Type
Hardy annual