Lettuce Black Seeded Simpson Vegetable Seeds (Lactuca sativa) 200+Seeds
Lettuce Black Seeded Simpson Loose, light-green, upright leaves with crimped and curled margins. Heat tolerant. Early producer. Very popular lettuce. Wonderful flavor. A good continuous cutting lettuce. Black Seed Simpson lettuce was introduced by Peter Henderson & Co in the 1870s. Wild lettuce, however, from which modern lettuce is derived, originated in Asia Minor. The ancient historian Herodotus records its presence on the tables of 6th century Persian kings, and throughout the following centuries it became a popular crop all over Europe. Columbus brought it with him to the New World, starting its spread over the North American continent. Without a doubt, lettuce now holds a place in nearly every garden on the globe.