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Black-Seeded Simpson Lettuce
Early, Curly, Delicately Flavored
Favorite leaf lettuce for generations of gardeners. Bright green leaves, tender and sweet at all stages. 48 DAYS.
Comments: Leaves are also broad, crumpled, and frilled. Well able to tolerate summer heat, drought. An exceptionally good keeper. Large, upright plants. Loose leaf type. Very early and adaptable. Withstands some frost. Slow bolting. Inner leaves blanch almost white. Very popular long favored variety, fixture in North American gardens for over a hundred years.
Zones: 3 - 9 annual
Height: 6 - 7 inches
Spacing: 4- 6 inches between plants, 12 - 18 inches between rows
Depth: 1/4 inch
Spread: 4-5 inches
Sun/Shade: full sun
Germination: 8 - 10 days
Days To Maturity: 48
Yield: 50 lbs./100 foot row
Fruit: Loose Leaf. Large, Light-Green Leaves are Upright, Crisp, Tender and Sweet