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Lettuce, Simpson Elite

Similar to Black-Seeded Simpson, this one can be harvested a month longer.
Fast-growing, crinkly, medium green leaves with a crisp texture and fine flavor. Rarely gets bitter. Early maturing and tolerant of hot weather. Plant early in spring and repeat every 2 weeks into fall. Protect from heat with shade cloth. Likes fertile soil, ample water. Best when picked minutes before your meal. Space lettuce plants 8" apart. A 500-seed packet will plant about 30' of row.

Product Details

Days to Maturity: 48  days

Sun: Full Sun 

Sowing Method: Direct Sow/Indoor Sow 

Spread: 6  inches

Height: 9-15  inches

Thinning: 8 inches 

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Item # Order Quantity Price
57752A
1 Pkt.
(700 seeds)
$5.95
Lettuce, Simpson Elite

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