Lettuce Seeds (Organic) - Black Seeded Simpson

Lettuce Seeds (Organic) - Black Seeded Simpson

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $6.29
1 Ounce $26.29
1/4 Pound $68.29 ($17.07/ounce) 35% Savings
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  • Heat tolerant leaf lettuce providing strong yields
  • Leaf type lettuce
  • Easy to grow and steady producer, even in warmer climates
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Cool Season
Fruit Size 6 to 7 inches
Growth Habit Upright

Flavor Profile Mild; Sweet; Delicate
Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fast Growing, Leafy Vegetable
Use Container Garden, Culinary, Shaded Garden
Growing Conditions Cold Tolerant, Greenhouse, Indoor, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Microgreens
Plant Resistance Downy Mildew, Lettuce Drop

About Lettuce Seeds (Organic) - Black Seeded Simpson

Lactuca sativa

Seed Type Heirloom Seed, Organic Seed

An old time favorite, the Heirloom Black-Seeded Simpson is considered by many to be the 1 leaf lettuce variety. This variety is among the easiest of the leaf lettuce cultivars to grow, and it produces strong yields from seed. In addition to its delicious and complex taste, it is also a steady grower even in warmer climates.

Planting Information

Planting Lettuce Seeds (Organic) - Black Seeded Simpson

Planting Season Cool Season
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 1/8 inch
Plant Spacing 4 to 16 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 30 to 60 days
View our Lettuce Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count
Packet 776
1 Ounce 27,500
1/4 Pound 110,000

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