Heirloom, Early large Batavian loose leaf variety, with crinkly, juicy sweet light green leaves that are full of flavour. Hardy variety can be grown all year round. Sow under cover February to April direct sow April (when the ground has warmed up) to September. Sow under cover October for overwintering. Grow indoors or outdoors, ready to harvest in approx 8 weeks. Black seeded Simpson performed very well in the late sown lettuce winter trials by Sarah Raven.
28 day baby leaf, 46 days to maturity