Black Seeded Simpson Lettuce Seeds

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Cultivate fresh, crisp greens with Organic Black Seeded Simpson Lettuce Seeds. Ideal for gardeners seeking a fast-growing, heat-resistant variety. Enjoy tender, sweet-flavored leaves perfect for salads and sandwiches in just 45 days.

(Approximately 500 premium seeds in each packet.)

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Black Seeded Simpson Lettuce Seeds

Discover the charm of growing your own lettuce with our Organic Black Seeded Simpson Lettuce Seeds. This heirloom variety, Lactuca Sativa, matures in just 45 days, making it a swift and satisfying choice for gardeners. Known for its heat resistance and slow bolting nature, it’s ideal for spring, early summer, and fall planting.


  • Fast Growth: One of the quickest growing lettuce varieties, especially in cool weather.
  • Leaf Texture: Features large, lightly crispy, and ruffled leaves.
  • Taste and Quality: Offers a tender, crisp, and sweet flavor, preferred by both market and home gardeners.

Historical Accolades:

  • James J.H. Seed Co., 1885: Recognized as an improvement on the Simpson variety.
  • Great Northern Seed Co., 1918: Praised for its reliability during hot summers and suitability for both home and market use.
  • Isbell’s Seed Co., 1935: Lauded for its large leaves, semi-compact head, fine quality, sweet flavor, and reliability.

Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned gardener, our Black Seeded Simpson Lettuce seeds are a dependable choice that promises a delightful harvest of sweet, tender greens in a short period. Perfect for salads, sandwiches, or as a fresh addition to any meal.


Frequently Asked Questions About Black Seeded Simpson Lettuce

  1. How do you grow black seeded Simpson lettuce from seed? To grow Black Seeded Simpson lettuce from seed, start by sowing seeds indoors 4-6 weeks before the last expected frost, or directly sow outdoors in cool weather. Plant the seeds 1/4 inch deep in well-draining, fertile soil. Ensure they receive plenty of sunlight and keep the soil consistently moist. When seedlings develop a few true leaves, thin them to about 12-18 inches apart. This variety prefers cooler temperatures and can be grown in both spring and fall.
  2. Is black seeded Simpson good for lettuce? Yes, Black Seeded Simpson is an excellent variety of lettuce. It’s known for its quick growth, heat resistance, and tolerance to bolting. The leaves are tender, crisp, and have a sweet flavor, making them ideal for salads and sandwiches.
  3. Is black seeded Simpson lettuce cut and come again? Black Seeded Simpson lettuce is well-suited for the “cut and come again” method. You can harvest the outer leaves while allowing the center of the plant to continue growing. This way, the lettuce can produce multiple yields throughout the season.
  4. How tall does black seeded Simpson lettuce get? Black Seeded Simpson lettuce typically grows to a height of about 6 to 8 inches. However, the size can vary depending on the growing conditions. It forms loose, leafy heads that spread outwards more than they grow tall.
Weight .4 oz

Approximately 500 premium seeds in each packet.

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