Lettuce Black Seeded Simpson - Cornucopia Seeds
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Over a century old, this easy heirloom lettuce is heat resistant, slow to bolt & fast growing. The light green leaves are wonderfully tender and sweet. You can rely on consistent yields for fresh from the garden salads. Large leaves form loose heads. Harvest: 45-48 days.
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Gardener's Notes: For a continuous supply, sow in early spring & plant again 2 weeks later until summer heat arrives. In hot weather, provide some afternoon shade. Sow seeds 1-2 inches apart & cover lightly, about 1/4 inch deep. Keep soil evenly moist. Thin seedlings to 10 inches apart; lettuce grows best if not crowded. Harvest large outer leaves as needed or let plants grow and cut as loose heads. Sow again in early fall for another harvest.