Black Seeded Simpson Lettuce Seed
1/2 Gram Packet: approx seed count=400
Black Seeded Simpson is a loose leaf lettuce with upright leaves that are great for continuous cutting. The light green leaves are curled and crimped at the margins. The Black Seeded Simpson is also heat tolerant.
- Lactuca sativa
- 85% Germination rate
- 45 days from plant until harvest
- 99% Pure
- Country of Origin: USA
Planting instructions:Plant Black Seeded Simpson seeds very early in the spring in a sunny location as soon as the ground may be cultivated and enriched with organic material. Press soil firmly over seeds. Sow seeds sparingly and repeat every two weeks as long as the weather is cool (Spring/Fall)
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Care: Keep free of weeds and regularly water lightly. Protect Black Seeded Simpson plants from insects. Start seeds indoors for earlier crop.
Harvesting: Cut off 1-2 inches above the ground or pull the entire plant.
Nutritional Value:A excellent source of Chlorophyl, Iron, Calcium, and Vitamins: A, B1, B2, C, and Niacin.
Collecting Seed: Allow several Black Seeded Simpson plants to produce flower seedstalks. A dandelion type flower head is formed after the plant blooms. The seed will separate from the chaff by rubbing flower head with your fingers. Store in a cool , dry area.