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Black Seed Simpson Lettuce   

planted in box #1

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Latest Milestone Harvesting

Quantity: 9

Plant Lettuce Lactuca sativa 6997


Care Instructions

Look to ensure a distance 7.92 inches (20.3 cm) between seeds when sowing - cover at a depth of at least 0.49 inches (1.25 cm) deep if you are going to sow this directly in the garden.

Lettuce 'Black seeded simpson' normally grows to a mature height of 20.0 cm (that's 7.8 inches imperial) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.

Lettuce 'Black seeded simpson' tends to enjoys a full sun position, which is ideal for your garden's sun profile.

Your garden contains combination soil - try planting Lettuce 'Black seeded simpson' in loam soil for best results.

Remember to water often.

Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (6b) is within the ideal range for Lettuce 'Black seeded simpson'. The recommended range is between Zone 4 and 9.

Your garden has neutral soil (7.0) which is not within the known ideal range for Lettuce 'Black seeded simpson'. The recommended range is between pH 6.2 and 6.8 (acidic soil) - you may have to reassess the suitability of this plant for your garden.

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

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