Organic Black Seeded Simpson, Lactuca sativa .100 grams

Organic Black Seeded Simpson, Lactuca sativa  .100 grams
Light: Full Sun/Partial Shade
Plant Height:  
Seedling Depth: 1/8" 
Days to Maturity: 28 days baby, 45 full size
When to Sow:
Sow when no danger of frost.  Start transplants 3-4 weeks before setting outside.   Sow seeds 4 per inch in flats or small-cell plug trays, barely covering with fine soil.  If sowing into flats, transplant 2 weeks later into plug trays, pots, or into another flat at 1-2” apart. 
Seedling Rate:    Babyleaf:  60 seeds/ft, in 2” bands.
                               Full size:   3 seeds every 8-10”.
Row Spacing:     Babyleaf - ¾” between bands, 16 rows/36” bed.
                              Full size - 12-18” or 3 rows/36” bed, 5’ centers.  
Plant Spacing:   Babyleaf:  Continuous band. 
                              Full size:   8-12”.
Cut lettuce holds best when harvested in the morning and cooled rapidly.  For salad mix or baby leaf production, harvest individual leaves when they reach desired size, or cut evenly across the bed making sure to stay above the growing tip.  For a continuous harvest, sow lettuce every 3 weeks.
Special Features:
Lettuce (Latuca sativa) is cool season annual in the Compositae family, which includes endive, escarole, chicory, globe artichoke, sunflower, Jerusalem artichoke, salsify, and burdock.  Easy to grow and quick to mature! Grand Rapids type with light green color and tender leaves. Quickly produces a full-sized, bright green open head with slightly crinkled leaves. Withstands heat, drought, and light frost. A highly adaptable lettuce for plantings throughout the season. Popular baby leaf variety for a bright green contrast to mixes.
Disease Resistance: Downy Mildew, Lettuce Drop, White Mold, Sclerotinia, Tip Burn
Approx. 150 seeds per package.

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