Black seeded simpson is a popular variety of Lettuce, which belongs to the Lettuce genus (Lactuca sativa 'Black seeded simpson'). Black seeded simpson is generally thought of as a heirloom open-polliated variety. Leaves appear approximately as a Green-yellow and Light green colour.
Introduced in 1850.
Bright green, sweet tasting, large leaves. Slow to bolt.
As Black seeded simpson Lettuce is a low maintanence plant, it is great for beginner gardeners and those that like gardens that don't need much overseeing.
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By our calculations, you should look at sowing Black seeded simpson about 60 days before your last frost date.
By our calculations, you should look at planting out Black seeded simpson about 45 days before your last frost date.
Introduced in 1870 by Peter Henderson & Co.
Simpson de semilla negra, Henderson’s Black-Seeded Simpson,
This is my favourite “general purpose” lettuce. It grows well in a cold frame and overwinters reliably, the seed is OP and reasonably priced, and the flavour is good.
HazelJ about growing Lettuce 'Black Seeded Simpson' (August 2010)