Black-Seeded Simpson Lettuce

Southern Exposure Seed Exchange

An old standard from the 1850s and one of the earliest loose-leaf lettuce types. Still a popular variety. Good for early spring planting in cooler climates for the first lettuce of the season but quality declines in heat or late plantings. Definitely a fall/winter crop in the South. Packet (0.5g) approximately 400-625 seeds, sows 30’ direct seeded or 175’ as transplants. 49 days. Lactuca sativa.Family: Asteraceae (Daisy)


Collections: Seeds

Category: cool weather, family_asteraceae

Type: Greens