Lettuce, Henderson's Black Seeded Simpson
45-60 days. One of the best-tasting loose leaf lettuce varieties available. First introduced in 1879 by Peter Henderson & Co. of New York, this light green, crumpled lettuce has remained a favorite of gardeners and market growers ever since. Sweet and tender!
- 4-8 hours of Sun
- Sprouts in 7-10 Days
- Ideal Temperature: 60-80 Degrees F
- Seed Depth: 1/4"
- Plant Spacing: 8"
- Frost Hardy: Yes
- Lactuca sativa
Growing Tips: Sow in thick bands for baby greens or space farther apart for head lettuce. Best grown as a spring or fall crop in most areas.