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Rows of Black Seeded Simpson lettuce.

Black Seeded Simpson lettuce seeds

SKU: 922533D

Cultivate a vibrant bed of Black Seeded Simpson lettuce with seeds that mature into lush, green leaves ready for harvest in a mere 40 to 49 days. This lettuce variety thrives in a range of zones, including colder climates, making it adaptable to diverse growing conditions. Enjoy the mildly sweet flavor of Black Seeded Simpson leaves, which boast both speed and ease of cultivation, making it one of the quickest and most straightforward types of lettuce to grow. Ideal for salads, sandwiches, and a myriad of culinary creations, this lettuce flourishes in cool weather while basking in the sun. A fantastic addition to any garden, Black Seeded Simpson lettuce offers a delightful and versatile option for both novice and seasoned gardeners alike.


Seed count: Approx. 200

  • Botanic name:

    Lactuca sativa

  • Plant spacing:

    4"-6" apart

    12"-18"  for rows


  • Color:

    Bright green leaves

  • Sowing depth:

    1/8" deep


  • Sun requirements:

    Full sun / part shade

  • Utilization:

    Black Seeded Simpson lettuce is perfect for quick and delicious salads, providing a fresh and wholesome base for your favorite toppings. Elevate your sandwiches with the crunch and flavor of Black Seeded Simpson, or explore its versatility in wraps and spring rolls. Being one of the fastest and easiest lettuces to grow, it is an ideal choice for those looking to enjoy homegrown produce. 

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  • Maturity days:

    40-50 days

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