2019 Vegetable Catalog
2019 Vegetable Catalog
“Words have power. Use them wisely.” At Burpee, words are everything. We say what we mean and mean what we say – and stand behind what we offer. When it’s stated that we have great tasting vegetables with outstanding garden performance, you can be confident that this is exactly what you will get. We know this because our products are extensively trialed all across the country to be big performers and ensure optimum growth. Among our product selection, you will also find many top disease-resistant varieties. These “superhero” plants are highlighted in this catalog (see page 17).
Burpee offers superior plants so that your consumers can trust our brand and be successful gardeners. Growing the right homegrown vegetables and herbs translates to abundant yields and flavorful, creative dishes – meaning our products go from garden to table.
We also work hard to make strong, personal connections with our growers, and to provide all the information and tools you need to effectively grow and sell Burpee plants. Many of these marketing tools, eye-catching point-of-purchase materials and other resources are featured in this catalog (and below). Beyond that, we now have the power of the entire Ball Horticultural company behind you. We have expanded our sales force and support team for more opportunities to address your individual needs and questions. We want our success to be your success.
You will find that we mean business.
We are serious about what we do and are dedicated to being the very best. Let us help you take consumers from gardening, to cooking, to enjoying their own harvest at the dinner table. Program Director Burpee branded pots inspire shoppers to take home plants they can trust. Burpee branded organic pots. We mean business Tim Duffin 800 879-BALL ballseed.com
1 800 879-BALL ballseed.com 1 We know that only offering high- performing, quality plants and seeds just doesn’t cut it – it takes so much more. We bring it all to the table: outstanding products and garden performers; products that are trialed and tested; easy processes; effective sales tools AND an experienced, informed and dedicated Burpee Team that works with you. Our expanded sales and support team helps to ensure that you get the absolute best, personalized and all-season support – before, during and after the sale.
When you carry Burpee products, you also have Ball Horticultural Company behind you.
Ball is an established, respected industry leader and a global family of breeders, research and development teams, seed and vegetative producers, and distribution companies – with a strong presence in 18 countries on six continents. Burpee wants to be the easiest brand to sell, so we make sure our products are top-notch and our processes and support run like clockwork. We have an outstanding team that puts the needs of our growers and retailers first. Your Burpee Team Operations Denielle Noe, Program Administrator > An expert at simplifying the tag and pot process, as well as getting growers certified, she can talk sizes and suppliers like the best in the business.
Jayson Force, Senior Product Manager > With 35 years of vegetables and herbs experience, he develops trials and introduces new varieties; creates retail programs that work with growers’ production schedules, as well as meet the needs of consumers; and offers culture support.
Sales, Marketing and Brand Support > Provide sales, marketing and ongoing brand support at the grower and retailer level. Mark Short, Sales Director Bill Calkins, Program Representative Tiffany Heater, Program Representative Martin Jones, Senior Program Representative Stacey Noble, Program Representative Ralph Zendejas, Program Representative Our tags are color-coded to match our programs — Space Savers, Amazing Veggies, Foodie Fresh, BOOST, Herb and Organic. The tags are eye-catching but also provide essential and detailed growing data. Information on the tags helps with retail sell-through by assisting consumers in making well-informed purchasing decisions, and in planning, planting and maintaining a successful garden.
Burpee branded pack handles. Super-sized Burpee branded patio tags. Superior Support Tiffany Heater Denielle Noe Jayson Force Mark Short Stacey Noble Bill Calkins Ralph Zendejas Martin Jones
2 800 879-BALL ballseed.com You may think Burpee is simply in the vegetable, fruit and herb business. While that is 100% true, we also think of ourselves as being in the food business. Because when people are inspired and successful in growing quality vegetables and herbs, they are able to enjoy wholesome, healthy meals at home. And that is really what gardening is all about.
Burpee brings the best from beginning to end. It all starts with purchasing a quality plant, following gardening tips, caring for your plants, harvesting your produce, and then preparing and eating them for an exceptional dining experience.
The benefits of gardening are as plentiful as a harvest. From buying fresh plants to cooking delectable new produce or trusty favorites, gardening offers countless advantages: > Provides healthy, nutrient-rich food that customers choose to grow. > Cost-effective and offers convenient access to harvesting fresh, flavor- packed vegetables and herbs. > Improves one’s well-being by increasing physical activity, acting as a stress reliever and creating a rewarding experience. We know there are different types of gardeners who seek different benefits and plant features. From those with limited gardening space, to others looking for extra-large or high-nutrition vegetables, Burpee has the right collection for everyone.
Our exclusive collections set us apart from the competition: > Amazing – It’s all about extraordinary fruit sizes, as well as late-flowering and highly prolific veggies and herbs. > BOOST – This antioxidant collection is a perfect match for consumers seeking higher nutrition.
Garden to table
3 800 879-BALL ballseed.com > Foodie Fresh – Consumers crave new experiences in food. Burpee provides unique varieties that allow foodies to create culinary delights with vegetables and herbs straight from their own personal gardens. > Herbs – Whether they are grown for cooking, medicinal use, fragrance, crafts or garden displays, our herb selection provides a variety of versatile, savory options. > Organic – We offer a large selection of certified organic vegetables, fruits and herbs.
> Space Savers – Restrictions on space and time shouldn’t limit modern gardeners.
We’ve put together a collection of exciting vegetables that are just right for patio containers and window boxes, and answer the need for small-space solutions. From start to finish, we believe that Burpee offers the cream of the crop. Our tried-and-true vegetables, fruits and herbs provide outstanding taste and garden performance – for every kind of gardener. On our tags and at burpeehomegardens.com, consumers can find foolproof guidelines for planting, growing and harvesting to create their own unique, healthy, nutrient-filled gardens.
4 800 879-BALL ballseed.com Gold Standard Sweet Bell Pepper Thunderbolt Sweet Pepper Napa Grape Hybrid Small-Fruited Tomato Simply superior Burpee’s Amazing veggies collection is just that — amazing. Consumers will get plants that top the charts in quality and produce outstanding proportions and quality — colossal veggies, basket-bursting yields and tantalizing taste. This collection helps your customers grow a blue- ribbon garden. There are many remarkable vegetables and superior performers in our collection, but a definite favorite is the Gold Standard Pepper. It takes a simple stuffed pepper meal to a whole new level of flavor, color and texture.
Gold Standard is a must-try variety!
AMAZING VEGGIES Pesto Party Basil*, page 72 Burpee Hybrid II Slicing Cucumber, page 25 Early Midnight Eggplant*, page 28 Big Daddy Hybrid Sweet Pepper*, page 36 Big Guy Jalapeño Hot Pepper*, page 36 Candy Apple Sweet Pepper*, page 38 Gold Standard Sweet Pepper*, page 39 Great Stuff Hybrid Sweet Pepper*, page 39 Jalapeño Gigante Hot Pepper*, page 40 Thunderbolt Sweet Pepper*, page 42 Brandy Boy Hybrid Beefsteak Tomato*, page 53 Cloudy Day Slicer Tomato*, page 56 Fourth of July Slicer Tomato*, page 57 Oh Happy Day Beefsteak Tomato*, page 62 Jersey Boy Heirloom MarriageTM Slicer Tomato*, page 59 Napa Grape Hybrid Small-Fruited Tomato*, page 61 SteakHouse Hybrid Beefsteak Tomato*, page 65 Summer Girl Slicer Tomato*, page 65 SuperSauce Paste Tomato*, page 66 *Exclusively Burpee!
SWEET PEPPER PIMIENTO DULCE GOLD STANDARD See pages 20 & 21 for FREE in-store POP to enhance your retail display.
5 800 879-BALL ballseed.com Perfect perks Consumers with an active and fit lifestyle can satisfy their craving for nutritious food with the BOOST antioxidant collection. These vegetables are specially selected and packed with higher levels of antioxidants: vitamins A, C and E; beta-carotene; selenium; and lycopene – all important nutrients to stay on the path to living healthy. The BOOST collection, an original grouping in Burpee, has been a long- time favorite.
This collection provides some of the most health-boosting veggies on the market, has big appeal among today’s consumers and offers a fresh, enticing appearance at retail.
BOOST Power Pops Small-Fruited Tomato BOOST Gold Standard Slicing Cucumber BOOST Gold Standard Slicing Cucumber*, page 27 Healing Hands Lettuce*, page 32 Sweet Heat Hot Pepper, page 42 Cherry Punch Small-Fruited Tomato*, page 56 Mighty Sweet Small-Fruited Tomato*, page 61 Power Pops Small-Fruited Tomato*, page 63 Solar Power Small-Fruited Tomato*, page 65 Tasti-LeeTM Slicer Tomato*, page 66 *Exclusively Burpee! SMALL-FRUITED TOMATO TOMATE DE FRUTO PEQUEÑO ‘POWER POPS’ BOOST More Antioxidants* See pages 20 & 21 for FREE in-store POP to enhance your retail display.
6 800 879-BALL ballseed.com Explore flavor Inspire consumers’ inner gourmet with new, unique varieties of specialized and flavorful vegetables in the Foodie Fresh collection.
These recipe thrillers raise the sublime to a whole new level in creating culinary adventures. Sure to be a shining star, NEW Shimmer Tomato offers small, plum-size, cocktail-type treats bursting with sweet, succulent flavor – and fantastic disease resistance. With plants that yield 300+ fruits in a season, these tomatoes color salads with green stripes and touches of shimmering gold. Also enjoyable as fresh, snack-size treats from the vine. NEW Shimmer Small-Fruited Tomato Madame Marmande Slicer Tomato Dragon Roll Hot Pepper FOODIE FRESH Nufar Basil, page 74 Try Basil, page 75 Onion Chives, page 78 Santo Cilantro, page 75 Bouquet Dill, page 75 Meatball Eggplant*, page 29 Dragon Roll Hot Pepper*, page 35 Habanero Burning Bush Hot Pepper, page 39 Prizm Kale, page 28 SimplySalad® Kale Storm Mixture, page 31 Gourmet Blend Lettuce*, page 31 Sugar Cube Melon, page 33 Apple Mint, page 79 Peppermint, page 79 Spearmint, page 79 Hot & Spicy Oregano, page 81 Italian Oregano, page 81 Italian Dark Single Parsley, page 77 Masterpiece Pea*, page 33 Flavorburst Hybrid Sweet Pepper, page 38 Rosemary, page 82 Sage, page 82 Sweet Leaf Stevia, page 77 Cupcake Summer Squash*, page 45 Burpee’s Bush Table Queen Winter Squash*, page 44 Burpee’s Butterbush Winter Squash*, page 45 Burpee Hybrid Summer Squash*, page 44 Sweet Kiss Strawberry, page 47 English Thyme, page 83 Better Boy Slicer Tomato, page 52 Big Rainbow Heirloom Slicer Tomato, page 53 Chocolate Sprinkles Small-Fruited Tomato, page 56 Early Girl Slicer Tomato, page 58 Fresh Salsa Hybrid Paste Tomato*, page 58 Gladiator Paste Tomato*, page 58 Indigo™ Fireball Small-Fruited Tomato, page 59 Indigo Ruby Small-Fruited Tomato, page 59 Jet Star Slicer Tomato, page 60 Madame Marmande Slicer Tomato*, page 61 Orange Wellington Slicer Tomato*, page 62 Purple Bumble Bee Small-Fruited Tomato, page 63 NEW Shimmer Small-Fruited Tomato*, page 64 Sungold Small-Fruited Tomato, page 65 Sunrise Bumble Bee Small-Fruited Tomato, page 66 Tomatoberry Garden Small-Fruited Tomato, page 69 *Exclusively Burpee!
HOT PEPPER CHILE PICANTE DRAGON ROLL See pages 20 & 21 for FREE in-store POP to enhance your retail display.
7 800 879-BALL ballseed.com Best of the zest The surprising taste of our fresh Herbs adds richer flavor and amazing aromas to everyday dishes. Whether they are for cooking, medicinal use, fragrance, crafts or garden displays, these are some of the easiest, most versatile plants to grow. Burpee offers a wide variety of annual and perennial herbs for containers or garden beds. Check out NEW Ruby Frills Basil that provides spicy, flavorful leaves all season long.
The enchanting dark purple-ruffled foliage is also a show- stopping centerpiece in mixed herb containers or ornamental gardens. NEW Emerald Frills Basil NEW Obsidian Basil NEW Ruby Frills Basil HERBS Boxwood Basil, page 73 Dolce Fresca Sweet Italian Basil, page 73 NEW Emerald Frills Basil*, page 73 Genovese Basil, page 73 Italian Large Leaf Basil, page 73 Nufar Basil, page 74 NEW Obsidian Basil*, page 74 Pesto Party Basil*, page 72 Pesto Perpetuo Basil, page 74 Red Rubin Basil, page 74 NEW Ruby Frills Basil*, page 73 Sweet Dani Lemon Basil, page 74 Sweet Mammoth Basil, page 74 Try Basil, page 75 Tabby Cat Grass, page 75 Catnip, page 78 Peppermint Stick Celery, page 75 Garlic Chives, page 78 Onion Chives, page 78 Santo Cilantro, page 75 Bouquet Dill, page 75 Fernleaf Dill, page 75 Good Grillin’ Herb Combo, page 9 Kitchen Favorites Herb Combo, page 9 Tuscan Trio Herb Combo, page 9 Ellagance Purple Lavender, page 78 Munstead Lavender, page 78 Lemon Balm, page 78 Lemongrass, page 79 Apple Mint, page 79 Chocolate Mint, page 79 Peppermint, page 79 Pineapple Variegated Mint, page 79 Spearmint, page 79 Greek Oregano, page 81 Hot & Spicy Oregano, page 81 Italian Oregano, page 81 Variegated Oregano, page 81 Italian Dark Single Parsley, page 77 Italian Giant Parsley, page 77 Triple Curled Parsley, page 77 Arp Rosemary, page 81 Barbeque Rosemary, page 81 Rosemary, page 82 Spice Island Rosemary, page 82 Berggarten Sage, page 82 Icterina Sage, page 82 Sage, page 82 Tricolor Sage, page 82 Summer Savory, page 77 Sweet Leaf Stevia, page 77 Sweet Marjoram, page 77 French Tarragon, page 83 English Thyme, page 83 Hi-Ho Silver Thyme, page 83 Lemon Thyme, page 83 Orange Scented Thyme, page 83 Summer Thyme, page 83 *Exclusively Burpee! HERB BASIL HIERBA FINA ALBAHACA RED RUBIN HERB See pages 20 & 21 for FREE in-store POP to enhance your retail display.
8 800 879-BALL ballseed.com Year-round yields In Summer, it’s easy to take an instant snip of fresh herbs with a quick run to the garden or a patio pot. With Burpee’s Fresh Flavors indoor herb collection, that convenience doesn’t have to end in the cooler months. We’ve specially selected herbs that grow well indoors and offer tips on planting, lighting and watering. Consumers can purchase this comprehensive herb program from local grocery stores and get the same savory flavors of herbs year-round. They can be used for cold-weather favorites like stew or added to a hot cup of tea. This program also provides an indoor gardening option for those who don’t have outdoor growing spaces.
Consumers can enjoy the many benefits of herbs 365 days a year!
FRESH FLAVORS Pesto Party Basil* Tabby Cat Grass Merry Mint Playful Parsley Rockin’ Rosemary Sassy Sage Tasty Thyme *Exclusively Burpee! Sassy Sage Tasty Thyme Playful Parsley Tabby Cat Grass Rockin’ Rosemary Merry Mint Pesto Party Basil
9 800 879-BALL ballseed.com Tuscan Trio (seed) This trio of tasty herbs enhances every Italian dish. Includes basil, oregano and parsley. Good Grillin’ (seed) When grilling meat and vegetables outdoors, this tasty trio should be close by. Includes chives, parsley and rosemary. Kitchen Favorites (seed) Every kitchen should have these flavorful, essential herbs on hand.
Includes basil, dill, oregano and parsley. The components of these various Herb Combos have been tested and proven to work well together in large containers. To recreate these combinations, order each of the variety components separately. Tuscan Trio Herb Combo Perfect partners
10 800 879-BALL ballseed.com Healthy living For home gardeners who want to use their green thumbs for green living, Burpee offers a selection of certified Organic vegetables, fruits and herbs. The organic label means these foods are free of chemical additives and are more environmentally-friendly. Burpee offers many organic products that are bursting with flavor, some of which are on the recommended list for buying organic: sweet peppers, tomatoes and strawberries. Enjoy the peace of mind that comes from knowing the origins of your delicious vegetables, fruits and herbs.
Gourmet Blend Lettuce Straight Eight Slicing Cucumber ORGANIC Dolce Fresca Sweet Italian Basil, page 73 Genovese Basil, page 73 Italian Large Leaf Basil, page 73 Red Rubin Basil, page 74 Destiny Broccoli, page 24 Fast Vantage Cabbage, page 24 Snow Crown Cauliflower, page 25 Garlic Chives, page 78 Onion Chives, page 78 Santo Cilantro, page 75 Burpless No.
26 Slicing Cucumber, page 27 Straight Eight Slicing Cucumber, page 27 Black Beauty Eggplant, page 28 Fernleaf Dill, page 75 Munstead Lavender, page 78 Gourmet Blend Lettuce*, page 31 Mesclun Blend Lettuce, page 32 Greek Oregano, page 81 Italian Oregano, page 81 Italian Giant Parsley, page 77 Triple Curled Parsley, page 77 Better Belle III Sweet Pepper, page 36 California Wonder Sweet Pepper, page 38 Giant Marconi Sweet Pepper, page 38 Habanero Orange Hot Pepper, page 39 Hungarian Hot Wax Hot Pepper, page 40 Rosemary, page 82 Barbecue Rosemary, page 81 Sage, page 82 Sweet Leaf Stevia, page 77 Berries Galore® White Strawberry, page 47 Burpee Hybrid Summer Squash*, page 44 Dark Green Summer Squash, page 45 Goldy Summer Squash, page 45 English Thyme, page 83 Beefsteak Tomato, page 52 Big Beef Beefsteak Tomato, page 52 Big Mama Hybrid Paste Tomato*, page 53 Big Rainbow Heirloom Slicer Tomato, page 53 Black Krim Heirloom Beefsteak Tomato, page 53 Brandywine Red Heirloom Beefsteak Tomato, page 55 Cherokee Purple Heirloom Slicer Tomato, page 56 Early Girl Slicer Tomato, page 58 Juliet Paste & Saladette Tomato, page 60 Lemon Boy Slicer Tomato, page 61 Mortgage Lifter Heirloom Slicer Tomato, page 61 San Marzano Heirloom Paste Tomato, page 65 Sweet 100 Small-Fruited Tomato, page 66 Yellow Pear Heirloom Small-Fruited Tomato, page 69 *Exclusively Burpee!
BEEFSTEAK TOMATO TOMATE BEEFSTEAK BEEFSTEAK ORGANIC See pages 20 & 21 for FREE in-store POP to enhance your retail display. Mortgage Lifter Heirloom Slicer Tomato
11 800 879-BALL ballseed.com Garden anywhere Gardens come in all sizes. Consumers who are short on space don’t have to give up on big taste or gardening. Whether they’re growing on an apartment balcony, a high-rise rooftop or a backyard patio, the Space Savers collection includes plants that fruit well, hold their shape in close quarters, and thrive in containers and compact gardens. Celebrate the NEW Confetti Sweet Mini Bell Pepper and its eye-catching variegated leaves and sweet, chameleon-colored fruit.
This plant and other Space Savers provide tons of veggies and big taste in less space. Enjoy a long harvest right from the patio or balcony. NEW Atlas Beefsteak Tomato NEW Jungle Parrot Sweet Bell Pepper NEW Confetti Sweet Mini Bell Pepper SPACE SAVERS Beananza Bean*, page 24 Bush Champion Slicing Cucumber*, page 27 Fresh Pickles Pickling Cucumber*, page 26 Patio Snacker Slicing Cucumber, page 27 Patio Baby Eggplant, page 28 White Star Hybrid Eggplant*, page 28 Good Grillin’, Kitchen Favorites and Tuscan Trio Herb Combos, page 9 Heatwave Blend Lettuce*, page 31 Alfresco Mixture Lettuce, page 32 City Garden Mixture Lettuce, page 32 Baby Bubba Okra*, page 33 Baron Sweet Pepper, page 36 Better Belle III Sweet Pepper, page 36 Cherry Stuffer Sweet Pepper*, page 38 NEW Confetti Sweet Pepper*, page 37 NEW Jungle Parrot Sweet Pepper*, page 41 Lemon Dream Sweet Pepper*, page 40 Take 2 Director’s Cut Pepper Combo*, page 12 Tangerine Dream Sweet Pepper*, page 42 NEW Atlas Beefsteak Tomato*, page 51 Baby Boomer Small-Fruited Tomato*, page 52 BushSteak Beefsteak Tomato*, page 55 Bush Champion II Slicer Tomato, page 55 Bush Early Girl Slicer Tomato, page 55 Celebrity Slicer Tomato, page 55 Homeslice Slicer Tomato, page 58 Indigo™ Kumquat Small-Fruited Tomato, page 59 Indigo Sun Small-Fruited Tomato, page 59 Little Napoli Paste Tomato, page 61 Phoenix Slicer Tomato, page 62 Sweetheart of the Patio Small-Fruited Tomato*, page 67 Take 2 Blockbuster Tomato Combo*, page 12 Take 2 Action Tomato Combo*, page 12 Take 2 Camera Tomato Combo*, page 12 Terenzo Small-Fruited Tomato, page 66 Tidy Treats Small-Fruited Tomato, page 69 Tumbler Small-Fruited Tomato, page 69 *Exclusively Burpee!
SWEET PEPPER PIMIENTO DULCE LEMON DREAM See pages 20 & 21 for FREE in-store POP to enhance your retail display.
12 800 879-BALL ballseed.com PEPPER Exclusively Burpee! Take 2 Director’s Cut Pepper Combo (Tangerine Dream & Lemon Dream) Height: 18 to 24 in. (46 to 61 cm) Spread: 18 to 24 in. (46 to 61 cm) Days to harvest: 70 This popular combo pairs two flavorful peppers with a hint of heat. Gardeners can enjoy these snacking peppers and the beautiful color combination of yellow and orange. Saves space and doubles your peppers for eating and decorating! Take 2 Director’s Cut Pepper Combo Take 2 Director’s Cut Pepper Combo Terrific 2’s TOMATO Exclusively Burpee! Take 2 Tomato Combos Height: 36 to 48 in.
(91 to 122 cm) Spread: 36 in. (91 cm) Days to harvest: Approx. 65 Each combo has a beefsteak and a small- fruited tomato that have been trialed together for habit and fruit timing. The end result is home gardeners get big taste and an abundant, steady supply of cherry and beefsteak tomatoes from one container all Summer long!
Action (BushSteak Beefsteak & Baby Boomer Small-Fruited) Blockbuster (BushSteak Beefsteak & Indigo™ Fireball Small-Fruited) Camera (Homeslice Slicer & Sweetheart of the Patio Small-Fruited) Take 2 Combos are innovative, hardworking solutions for small-space gardening. These Space Savers are ideal for consumers who want to grow fresh, great-tasting vegetables, but have a limited gardening area. Growing two plants in one large pot means home gardeners can enjoy double the harvest all Summer long – getting twice the flavor from half the space! The following groupings have been tested and proven to work well together in large containers.
To recreate these combinations, each component should be ordered separately.
13 800 879-BALL ballseed.com Take 2 Camera Tomato Combo Take 2 Blockbuster Tomato Combo Take 2 Blockbuster Tomato Combo Take 2 Camera Tomato Combo Take 2 Action Tomato Combo Take 2 Action Tomato Combo
14 800 879-BALL ballseed.com Top 10 Our best sellers offer juicy goodness, flavorful bites, outstanding performance, abundant yields and trouble-free, quick growing. Many of these are award-winning and ALL are Exclusively Burpee! From the popular Dragon Roll Pepper to the gigantic Steakhouse Tomato, these unique and interesting veggies and herbs satisfy the appetite of today’s gardeners.
Discover why these tried-and-true fan favorites get rave reviews. Fourth of July Slicer Tomato Meatball Eggplant Dragon Roll Hot Pepper Pesto Party Basil
15 800 879-BALL ballseed.com SuperSauce Paste Tomato Fresh Pickles Pickling Cucumber Oh Happy Day Beefsteak Tomato Steakhouse Beefsteak Tomato Gold Standard Sweet Bell Pepper Baby Boomer Small-Fruited Tomato
16 800 879-BALL ballseed.com NEW products NEW Confetti Sweet Mini Bell Pepper NEW Atlas Beefsteak Tomato NEW Jungle Parrot Sweet Bell Pepper NEW Shimmer Small-Fruited Tomato NEW Emerald Frills Basil NEW Obsidian Basil NEW Ruby Frills Basil At Burpee, our goal is to offer new or improved vegetables, fruits and herbs that meet and exceed consumers’ changing product interests and search for desired features.
Plus, we want to consistently offer bigger, better, best! Inspire consumers with these enticing, new 2019 varieties that are bursting with flavor, high-performance and outstanding traits. All are Exclusively Burpee!, which means they are unique varieties that you can only get from Burpee.
See what the buzz is about! These products are already getting rave reviews and are destined to become top sellers.
17 800 879-BALL ballseed.com Disease resistance DISEASE-RESISTANT VARIETIES Nufar Basil, page 74 Pesto Party Basil*, page 72 Masterpiece Pea, page 33 Red Russian Kale, page 31 Better Belle III Sweet Pepper, page 36 Cherry Stuffer Sweet Pepper*, page 38 Gold Standard Sweet Bell Pepper, 39 NEW Jungle Parrot Sweet Pepper*, page 41 Thunderbolt Sweet Pepper, page 42 NEW Atlas Beefsteak Tomato, page 51 Baby Boomer Small-Fruited Tomato, page 52 Better Boy Slicer Tomato, page 52 Big Beef Beefsteak Tomato, page 52 Big Daddy Hybrid Slicer Tomato*, page 52 Big Pink Slicer Tomato*, page 53 Big Rainbow Heirloom Slicer Tomato, page 53 Brandy Boy Hybrid Beefsteak Tomato*, page 53 BushSteak Beefsteak Tomato, page 55 Bush Champion II Slicer Tomato, page 55 Bush Early Girl Slicer Tomato, page 55 Celebrity Slicer Tomato, page 55 Champion II Slicer Tomato, page 56 Chocolate Sprinkles Small-Fruited Tomato, page 56 Cloudy Day Slicer Tomato, page 56 Early Girl Slicer Tomato, page 58 Fresh Salsa Hybrid Paste Tomato*, page 58 Gladiator Paste Tomato*, page 58 Homeslice Slicer Tomato, page 58 Jet Star Slicer Tomato, page 60 Juliet Paste & Saladette Tomato, page 60 Lemon Boy Slicer Tomato, page 61 Little Napoli Paste Tomato, page 61 Madame Marmande Slicer Tomato*, page 61 BOOST Mighty Sweet Small-Fruited Tomato*, page 61 Oh Happy Day Beefsteak Tomato*, page 62 Orange Wellington Slicer Tomato*, page 62 Orange Zinger Small-Fruited Tomato, page 62 Phoenix Slicer Tomato, page 62 Rutgers Slicer Tomato, page 63 San Marzano Heirloom Paste Tomato, page 65 NEW Shimmer Small-Fruited Tomato*, page 64 SteakHouse Hybrid Beefsteak Tomato*, page 65 Summer Girl Slicer Tomato*, page 65 Sungold Small-Fruited Tomato*, page 65 Supersteak Hybrid Beefsteak Tomato, page 66 Sweetheart of the Patio Small-Fruited Tomato*, page 67 BOOST Tasti-Lee® Slicer Tomato*, page 66 Tidy Treats Small-Fruited Tomato, page 69 Tomatoberry Garden Small-Fruited Tomato, page 69 *Exclusively Burpee!
You’ll discover that these Burpee plants are in it to win it – each offering superior disease resistance. They are champions in the fight against common issues that can damage or harm plants, and defiantly oppose diseases like Fusarium, Tobacco Mosaic Virus, Verticillium and more. These rebellious fighters mean growers and gardeners can spend less time inspecting and maintaining plants. The end result is a more productive, reliable plant with healthier, better-looking vegetables. Masterpiece Pea Gladiator Paste Tomato NEW Shimmer Small-Fruited Tomato NEW Jungle Parrot Sweet Bell Pepper
18 800 879-BALL ballseed.com At BurpeeHomeGardensBrand.com: > Check out our entire lineup, including Burpee’s exclusive varieties of vegetables and herbs > Read highlights of new products > Get the latest growing information > View photos, instructional videos and podcasts > Learn about event ideas and programs to inspire gardeners and help drive sales Growers will also find details on how to order, as well as grower guidelines and other downloads.
Retailers can At BurpeeHomeGardensBrand.com, we have everything you need for a successful selling season! In addition, our experienced customer service and sales teams are available for ongoing support. We provide inspiration before, during and after the purchase decision. At Burpee, it’s all about high-performance plants, all-season support and successful gardeners. Burpee’s program provides growers and retailers comprehensive culture information and consumer marketing options — all easily accessible online. Grower support check out our large, dedicated network of growers that work to supply the best finished product.
When you are part of the Burpee program, you receive more than great products and outstanding support. You also get a loyal following of gardeners who seek out Burpee products and where to find them. For them, Burpee is a brand they know and trust. The high visibility of Burpee helps you capitalize on selling opportunities. For decades, gardeners have demonstrated their loyalty to Burpee products. In turn, Burpee is also devoted to its established customers and is committed to new gardeners. Working together creates a winning team.
19 800 879-BALL ballseed.com > Tomato and Pepper Charts – An illustration of different tomato and pepper varieties that takes the guesswork out of choosing the right vegetable > 5 Steps to Garden Success – Beginners’ tips to growing vegetables > FAQ – Answers to frequently asked questions > Blog – Timely articles that touch on everything plant related Consumer resources We help you help consumers by reaching them where they live and in ways they want to obtain information. Burpee provides a wealth of valuable resources to help ensure thriving gardens and successful harvests – all conveniently located at BurpeeHomeGardens.com.
Our tools help consumers quickly and easily find information on how to grow the tastiest vegetables and most flavorful herbs. We provide 24/7 digital access to best practices, growing tips and product information, along with inspirational ideas and tasty recipes. If consumers are happy and successful gardeners, they will keep coming back season after season. > Burpee Garden Coach – Newsletters for season-long gardening tips, trends, ideas and gardening support > Videos – Showcasing easy projects that help create unique gardens > Podcasts – Audio support that provides expert garden advice > Gardening 101 – Answers and solutions to your gardening questions or challenges > Recipes – Inspiration for utilizing and enjoying a harvest > Companion Plants – Beginners’ tips for growing a successful garden and learning which plants grow well together BurpeeHomeGardens.com
20 800 879-BALL ballseed.com General merchandising Burpee® Vegetable Standard Sign 16"x30" (41x76 cm) English/Spanish 133038 English/French 1331059 Retailer messaging Fresh Flavors program display merchandising > Fresh Flavors herb display header sign 24"x40" (61x102 cm) English/Spanish 1392363 English/French 1392364 > Clear plastic sleeves 14"x13" (36x33 cm) Contact your Burpee Sales Rep to order Fresh Flavors plastic sleeves. We do the groundwork by providing retailers FREE* promotional tools that help you create effective, stand- out displays to attract consumers and retain their interest – and ultimately help to increase your sales.
Our retail visual merchandising includes “can’t- miss” banners and signage that draw customers directly to Burpee displays. There, bench cards provide detailed information on collections, which help gardeners see why they should choose Burpee vegetables and herbs to buy and grow.
*Retailer pays shipping. To order any of these point-of-purchase materials in WebTrack® , please use the corresponding number that appears under each image. Burpee® Salad Standard Sign 16"x30" (41x76 cm) English/Spanish 1331036 English/French 1331057 Burpee® Universal Bench Tape Roll 4"x50 ft. (10 cmx15.25 m) English/Spanish 1331028 English/French 1331049 Burpee® Universal Fence Banner 60"x36" (152x91 cm) English/Spanish 1331029 English/French 1331050 Burpee® Plant to Seed Bench Card 11"x7" (28x18 cm) English/Spanish 1331025 English/French 1331046 Burpee® Vegetable Standard Bench Card 11"x7" (28x18 cm) English/Spanish 1331027 English/French 1331048
21 800 879-BALL ballseed.com Space Savers collection merchandising Market tons of high-yielding container plants with eye-catching displays. Amazing Veggies collection merchandising Choose from this collection of big and abundant vegetables, and promote them with exciting signs and bench cards. Foodie Fresh collection merchandising Appeal to culinary explorers with fresh veggies and attention-grabbing signs and bench cards. Herbs collection merchandising Spice up retail displays with fun and fresh signage. Organic collection merchandising Consumers looking for “clean” grown vegetables will be drawn to these enticing displays.
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23 800 879-BALL ballseed.com VEGETABLES Bean Beananza* Blue Lake Bush Broccoli Destiny F1 Brussels Sprouts Franklin Cabbage Big Flat Head Fast Vantage Cauliflower Snow Crown Celery Peppermint Stick (see Herbs, pg. 68) Tango Cucumber – Pickling Fresh Pickles F1* Homemade Pickles Cucumber – Slicing Burpee Hybrid II Burpless No. 26 Bush Champion* BOOST Gold Standard* Patio Snacker F1 Straight Eight Eggplant Black Beauty Early Midnight* Meatball* Patio Baby F1 White Star Hybrid* Fennel Orion Kale Prizm F1 Red Russian SimplySalad® Kale Storm Mixture Kohlrabi Quickstar Lettuce Buttercrunch Gourmet Blend* Heatwave Blend* Little Caesar* Mesclun Blend Pelleted Lettuce Alfresco Mixture City Garden Mixture BOOST Healing Hands* Melon Ambrosia Sugar Cube F1 Okra Baby Bubba* Onion Yellow Sweet Spanish Pea Masterpiece F1* Pepper – Hot Big Guy Jalapeño* Cajun Belle Dragon Roll* Habanero Burning Bush Habanero Orange Hot Lemon* Hungarian Hot Wax Jalapeño Gigante* Ristra Cayenne Hybrid* BOOST Sweet Heat F1 Tabasco Pepper – Sweet Bell Baron Better Belle II California Wonder Candy Apple* NEW Confetti F1* Flavorburst Hybrid Gold Standard F1* Great Stuff Hybrid* NEW Jungle Parrot* Pinot Noir Pepper – Sweet Bananarama* Big Daddy Hybrid* Cherry Stuffer F1* Costa Rican Sweet Hybrid* Giant Marconi Lemon Dream F1* Tangerine Dream* Thunderbolt F1* Pumpkin Autumn Gold F1 Casper Howden Jack-Be-Little Space Savers Take 2 Combos Action* Tomato Blockbuster* Tomato Camera* Tomato Director’s Cut* Pepper Spinach Bloomsdale Squash – Summer Burpee Golden* Burpee Hybrid* Cupcake* Dark Green Goldy Pic-N-Pic Hybrid* Smooth Pickin’ F1* Squash – Winter Burpee’s Bush Table Queen* Burpee’s Butterbush* Strawberry All Star Berri Basket® White Berries Galore® Pink, Rose and White Seascape Sweet Kiss™ Swiss Chard Bright Lights Tomato – Beefsteak NEW Atlas* Beefsteak Big Beef Brandy Boy Hybrid* BushSteak F1* Oh Happy Day F1* Porterhouse F1* SteakHouse Hybrid* Supersteak Hybrid Tomato – Slicer Better Boy Big Daddy Hybrid* Big Pink* Burpee’s Big Boy® Bush Champion II Bush Early Girl Celebrity Champion II Cloudy Day F1* Early Girl Fourth of July F1* Genuwine F1 Homeslice F1 Jet Star Lemon Boy Madame Marmande F1* Orange Wellington* Phoenix F1 Steak Sandwich Hybrid* Summer Girl F1* BOOST Tasti-Lee® F1* Tomato – Paste & Saladette Big Mama Hybrid* Fresh Salsa Hybrid* Gladiator F1* Juliet F1 Little Napoli F1 SuperSauce F1* Tomato – Small-Fruited Baby Boomer F1* BOOST Cherry Punch* Chocolate Sprinkles F1 Indigo™ Cherry Drops Indigo Fireball F1 Indigo Kumquat F1 Indigo Ruby F1 Indigo Sun F1 BOOST Mighty Sweet F1* Napa Grape Hybrid* Orange Zinger F1 Pink Bumble Bee F1 BOOST Power Pops* Purple Bumble Bee F1 Red Grape NEW Shimmer* BOOST Solar Power* Sungold Sunrise Bumble Bee F1 Sweet 100 Sweetheart of the Patio* Terenzo F1 Tidy Treats F1 Tomatoberry Garden Tumbler F1 Tomato – Heirloom Big Rainbow Black Krim Brandywine Pink Brandywine Red Cherokee Purple Delicious Mortgage Lifter Old German Rutgers San Marzano Yellow Pear Tomato – Heirloom Marriage™ Big Brandy F1 Genuine F1 Jersey Boy F1* Perfect Flame F1 Watermelon Crimson Sweet Sugar Baby * Exclusively Burpee! Vegetables A to Z
24 800 879-BALL ballseed.com VEGETABLES Fast Vantage Height: 12 to 18 in. (30 to 46 cm) Spread: 18 to 24 in. (46 to 61 cm) Days to harvest: 59 Fast Vantage matures quickly, resulting in 2.5-lb. (1-kg), medium green heads up to 6 weeks earlier than other cabbage varieties. Try this early-season, uniform cabbage for sauerkraut and cole slaw. Cabbages can take some heat, but they love the cold, which means that you can have a cabbage or two gracing the garden in Spring and Fall, as well as Summer. Available as organic.
Exclusively Burpee! Beananza Height: 15 in. (38 cm) Spread: 10 in. (25 cm) Days to harvest: 45 Perfect for small-space gardens! This high-yielding dwarf French bean plant offers loads of 6 to 7-in.
(15 to 17-cm) beans with good flavor and no strings. It features a long harvest, too, so gardeners get more of these tasty beans over the season. Blue Lake Bush Height: 12 to 22 in. (30 to 56 cm) Spread: 12 to 18 in. (30 to 46 cm) Days to harvest: 52-65 Get improved flavor and tenderness in a virtually stringless bean. It’s a heavy producer over a long season, and is excellent fresh or frozen. We find the beans to be at their peak when 6.5 in. (16 cm) long. Enjoy a bountiful and extended harvest by picking daily. Destiny F1 Height: 24 to 30 in. (61 to 76 cm) Spread: 24 in. (61 cm) Days to harvest: 70-75 This mid-early, compact, heat-tolerant broccoli variety features medium- small green beads, a smooth dome and a round shape.
A flavorful source of vitamins A and C. Suited for Fall harvest when planted in Summer. Available as organic.
Franklin Height: 24 to 30 in. (61 to 76 cm) Spread: 12 to 24 in. (30 to 61 cm) Days to harvest: 80 These 1-in. (2-cm) sprouts look like miniature heads of cabbage, and are tasty when steamed just to the point of tenderness or enjoyed raw. Their flavor is improved by a few light frosts. Grow Franklin as a Fall crop in the North and as a Fall and Winter crop in frost-free areas. With less-woody stalks than other varieties, whole stem harvest is possible. BEAN BROCCOLI BRUSSELS SPROUTS Big Flat Head Height: 12 to 18 in. (30 to 46 cm) Spread: 24 to 30 in. (61 to 76 cm) Days to harvest: 80-85 This flat, specialty cabbage is a standout for its big, mild-tasting leaves – up to 30 per head – that make terrific sandwich wraps.
The very sweet, tender, green and white heads each weigh in at 5 to 7 lbs. (2.2 to 3.2 kg). With its very short core and less dense interior for easy slicing and shredding, this is also a great choice for cole slaws and cooking. CABBAGE
25 800 879-BALL ballseed.com VEGETABLES CAULIFLOWER Snow Crown Height: 12 to 18 in. (30 to 46 cm) Spread: 18 to 24 in. (46 to 61 cm) Days to harvest: 50 Offers quick growth and strong vigor and produces big yields of fully domed white heads up to 8 in. (20 cm) across, weighing 1 to 2 lbs. (454 to 908 g). May be eaten raw, cooked or pickled, and can be frozen. Snow Crown holds its eating quality for up to 10 days in the garden. May show a light pink blush when it matures in Summer’s heat. Available as organic. Tango Height: 18 to 24 in. (46 to 61 cm) Spread: 8 to 12 in. (20 to 30 cm) Days to harvest: 80 Produces tender, smooth stalks that are super-sweet and never stringy.
No part of this popular vegetable will go to waste: the 18 to 20-in. (46 to 51-cm) stalks are great for raw eating, or use them in soups and stews; the seeds can be harvested for flavoring many recipes; and the leaves are great in salads and as a garnish.
CELERY CUCUMBER Burpee Hybrid II Slicing Height: 8 to 10 in. (20 to 25 cm) Spread: 48 to 60 in. (122 to 152 cm) Days to harvest: 55 This slicing cuke has cool, crisp flesh with great flavor. The early, high- yielding plant produces very straight fruits that are excellent for slicing. The cucumbers are best when picked at 7 to 8 in. (18 to 20 cm) in length.
26 800 879-BALL ballseed.com VEGETABLES Exclusively Burpee! Fresh Pickles F1 Pickling Height: 8 to 10 in. (20 to 25 cm) Spread: 36 to 54 in. (91 to 137 cm) Days to harvest: 45 to 50 Planter-perfect variety produces up to 50 crunchy cucumbers per plant on (compact) 4-ft.
(1.2-m) vines. Fast-turn crop is ideal for selling in large containers in bloom or with small fruit developing. Fruit grows to 5 in. (13 cm) and makes exceptional pickles.
27 800 879-BALL ballseed.com VEGETABLES Burpless No. 26 Slicing Height: 8 to 10 in. (20 to 25 cm) Spread: 48 to 60 in. (122 to 152 cm) Days to harvest: 70 This very compact and productive, Japanese-type cucumber has smooth, dark green fruit that is crisp and tasty with a non-bitter flavor. We recommend staking these cucumbers because the fruit gets quite heavy. For best flavor and quality, pick when 8 to 10 in. (20 to 25 cm) long. Available as organic. Exclusively Burpee! Bush Champion Slicing Height: 8 to 10 in. (20 to 25 cm) Spread: 24 to 36 in. (61 to 91 cm) Days to harvest: 55 You won’t believe the large number of crisp, bright green cucumbers you’ll harvest from Bush Champion.
These compact plants are perfect for small gardens and patio containers, producing huge, 11-in. (28-cm) cucumbers for slicing. Amazing flavor and wide adaptability make this our favorite mini.
Exclusively Burpee! BOOST Gold Standard Slicing Height: 8 to 10 in. (20 to 25 cm) Spread: 48 to 60 in. (122 to 152 cm) Days to harvest: 49 With excellent eating quality, Gold Standard can produce five times the amount of beta-carotene of other garden cucumbers.* The attractive, 6 to 8-in. (15 to 20-cm) fruit have light green skin and light salmon-toned flesh. Enjoy pickled, or when mature, makes the perfect slicer. * Based on cucumbers grown under our trial conditions, harvested when ready to eat and peeled. Actual harvest results may vary. Patio Snacker F1 Slicing Height: 36 to 60 in. (91 to 152 cm) Spread: 36 to 60 in.
(91 to 152 cm) Days to harvest: 39 Well-branched, short, vining variety is perfect for large containers with small trellises. Fast-growing plants produce early, continuous, high yields of 6 to 8-in. (15 to 20-cm) dark green fruit with great flavor and a nice crunch. Straight Eight Slicing Height: 4 to 5 in. (10 to 13 cm) Spread: 36 to 48 in. (91 to 122 cm) Days to harvest: 63 Named for its perfectly straight, 8-in. (20-cm) long fruit, this slicing cucumber has long been prized for its high quality and flavor, and its even, deep green color. Vigorous, productive vines benefit from trellising.
Available as organic. Homemade Pickles Pickling Height: 8 to 10 in. (20 to 25 cm) Spread: 48 to 60 in. (122 to 152 cm) Days to harvest: 55 The name says it all – you can’t grow a better cucumber for pickling! Vigorous, semi-bush plants are perfect for small gardens and containers, yielding plenty of solid, crisp, 5 to 6-in. (13 to 15-cm) fruits. Also, good sliced fresh in salads.
28 800 879-BALL ballseed.com VEGETABLES EGGPLANT Black Beauty Height: 24 to 28 in. (61 to 71 cm) Spread: 18 to 24 in. (46 to 61 cm) Days to harvest: 80 Fruit size: Up to 8 in. (20 cm) Tasty, purplish, 8-in. (20-cm) fruits are great in a variety of dishes. Try them breaded or fried. Eggplants love warm weather, but they are damaged by cold. Plants produce 4 to 6 large fruit, or more if kept harvested and well watered. Available as organic. Exclusively Burpee! Early Midnight Height: 30 to 36 in. (76 to 91 cm) Spread: 32 in. (81 cm) Days to harvest: 55 Early Midnight is nearly seedless, so even if left on the vine too long, the mid-size fruit is extra tasty.
Plump and dark-skinned, the 6-in. (15-cm) eggplants boast creamy white flesh with light, gourmet-worthy flavor. Ready to harvest a full week earlier and produces 2 to 3 more fruit than other eggplants.
Patio Baby F1 Height: 16 to 20 in. (41 to 51 cm) Spread: 18 to 22 in. (46 to 56 cm) Days to harvest: 40-45 This All-America Selections Regional Winner is cute as a button! Compact plants produce baby-size eggplants early and often. Equally at home in a container or in the garden, Patio Baby yields purple-black fruits that are 2 to 3 in. (5 to 7 cm) long. Plus, Patio Baby has thornless leaves and calyx, for an easy, painless harvest. Exclusively Burpee! White Star Hybrid Height: 24 to 36 in. (61 to 91 cm) Spread: 18 to 25 in. (46 to 64 cm) Days to harvest: 65 A white eggplant…easy to grow and perfect for cooking, too! Ideal for Italian and Asian dishes, these unique eggplants grow tall and vigorous, preferring the sunniest spot in the garden and a stake for support.
Expect large yields of tasty, high- quality, 5 to 7-in. (13 to 18-cm) fruit that can be picked early or left to mature.
FENNEL Orion (vegetative) Height: 20 to 24 in. (51 to 61 cm) Spread: 8 to 12 in. (20 to 30 cm) Days to harvest: 80 Delicate, licorice-like flavor and aroma are perfect for salads, or use with eggs, fish and sauces. The thick, rounded bulbs grow above ground and are much larger than older types. This Italian, cool-season vegetable is great for planting later in the Summer to harvest in mid to late Fall, and can withstand light frosts. KALE Prizm F1 Height: 12 to 15 in. (30 to 38 cm) Spread: 12 to 15 in. (30 to 38 cm) Days to harvest: 50-60 This All-America Selections National Winner is perfect for container or garden production.
Excellent tasting and attractive foliage has an almost nutty flavor. Great for eating fresh in salads and holds up well when cooked. Kale is best in the cool season, so plan for Spring and Fall planting. Harvest younger leaves regularly for a tender and tasty treat.
29 800 879-BALL ballseed.com VEGETABLES Exclusively Burpee! Meatball Height: 30 to 35 in. (76 to 89 cm) Spread: 30 to 35 in. (76 to 89 cm) Days to harvest: 58 Vegetarians and foodies will love using this eggplant to make tasty, meatless “meatballs.” The 2-lb. (0.9-kg) fruit has a high moisture content to slow oxidization, so it won’t turn brown quickly and stays fresher looking for longer. Low seed count means the fruit is less bitter, making it perfect for preparing dishes like eggplant “burgers.”
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31 800 879-BALL ballseed.com VEGETABLES SimplySalad® Kale Storm Mixture Height: 12 to 24 in. (30 to 61 cm) Spread: 12 to 24 in. (30 to 61 cm) Days to harvest: 60 to 80 Healthy, high-demand “superfood” is now available in SimplySalad! It includes varieties that deliver an attractive assortment of textures and colors. Both edible and ornamental, Kale Storm lasts longer in the container than lettuce and won’t bolt. Can also be planted in the ground for all-season harvesting. Cut only the outer leaves for longer harvest. Supplied as precision multi-pellets. KOHLRABI Quickstar Height: 8 to 12 in.
(20 to 30 cm) Spread: 8 to 12 in. (20 to 30 cm) Days to harvest: 50 Quick to mature and slow to bolt, with uniform, 5.5-oz. (150-g), green- skinned edible bulbs below dark green, slightly broad leaves. It can be boiled, stir-fried in strips, grated for salads or eaten raw like a radish. Harvest bulbs when they are the size of an apple or at “baby” size. Store bulbs from the Fall crop in a cool, frost-free place for Winter use. LETTUCE Buttercrunch Height: 8 to 12 in. (20 to 30 cm) Spread: 8 to 12 in. (20 to 30 cm) Days to harvest: 65-70 Top-quality, Bibb-type variety with a buttery texture and 4 to 5-in.
(10 to 12-cm) heads that are dark green outside, creamy yellow inside. Best picked minutes before your meal. This All-America Selections Winner is easy to grow. It prefers moderately moist, well-fertilized soil. Plant a few at two-week intervals for a continuous supply.
Exclusively Burpee! Gourmet Blend Height: 8 to 12 in. (20 to 30 cm) Spread: 8 to 12 in. (20 to 30 cm) Days to harvest: 45 Our popular looseleaf blend is selected for a long harvest and includes Grand Rapids, Royal Oak Leaf, Red Salad Bowl, Salad Bowl and Ruby. Plant early in Spring or Fall, as it grows best in cool weather. Fast- growing and best picked just before eating. Available as organic. Red Russian Height: 12 to 18 in. (30 to 46 cm) Spread: 10 to 12 in. (25 to 30 cm) Days to harvest: 50 Dark green, oak-leaf cut leaves have red/purple hues that intensify after frost. It has a tender, sweet taste when cooked, but it is also good when eaten fresh.
Very hardy and disease- resistant.
Exclusively Burpee! Heatwave Blend Height: 8 to 12 in. (20 to 30 cm) Spread: 8 to 12 in. (20 to 30 cm) Days to harvest: 50-60 Feast your eyes and your palate on this blend of heat-loving lettuces. Includes fresh green, purple-red, crispy types; deep to bright green romaines; oak-leafed; crisped-frilled; broad, soft looseleaf; and savory, bronze-purple, fern-leafed lettuces. These lettuces remain productive and tasty longer.