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   HazelJ's Lettuce 'Black Seeded Simpson' (2012) x 1 Harvesting

Plant: Lettuce (Lactuca sativa) | Variety: Black seeded simpson

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This planting tracks all the ‘Black Seeded Simpson’ lettuce plantings in the Eastern Companion Planted Vegetable Garden in 2012.

May 13, 2012 – several rows in bed in front of asparagus; broadcast in bed in front of that; broadcast in two cabbage family beds for the purpose of living mulch (plan to plant transplants between baby greens).



Planting Data

HazelJ's Lettuce 'Black Seeded Simpson' (2012) Care Instructions

Try for a seed spacing of at approx. 7.92 inches (20.3 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.49 inches (1.25 cm) if planning to sow direct.

Lettuce 'Black seeded simpson' normally tends to reach to a mature height of 20.0 cm [imperial: 7.8 inches] so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.

Lettuce 'Black seeded simpson' likes a position of full sun light, which is a perfect fit for your garden.

Lettuce 'Black seeded simpson' likes a position of full sun, which is a perfect fit for your garden.

Remember to water often.

Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (4a) is within the ideal range for Lettuce 'Black seeded simpson'. The recommended range is between Zone 4 and 9.

Lettuce 'Black seeded simpson' requires a soil ph of 6.2 - 6.8 meaning it does best in acidic soil.

More information about Lettuce 'Black Seeded Simpson' (2012) is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Lettuce 'Black Seeded Simpson' (2012) Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.


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