HEIRLOOM. Soak up a pot of 'Big Mama' and each smooth-textured, extra-tasty bean will swell to fill a teaspoon. Bred from a rarely grown New Jersey heirloom, 'Big Mama' will make 'lima lovers' of your whole family. Healthy too, one cup of cooked lima beans provides 20% of the daily value for copper and magnesium, plus a whopping 13 grams of fiber. Easy to grow, the 8-10 ft vines yield huge 8" long pods that are packed with giant beans. Harvest fresh when pale green or allow to dry to white for storing. Delicious!
We succeeded in boosting the flavor and tenderness of an all-time favorite bean. Virtually fiber-free, ‘Blue Lake 274’ tastes great, produces prolifically over a long season, and is excellent fresh or frozen. The upright, medium-thick pods are plump, tasty and at their flavorful peak when 6" long. Pick daily to enjoy a bountiful and extended harvest. No trellis or poles are required for this bush type bean. Full sun.
Heirloom. Great Italian bush variety is easy to grow and quick to yield. The 16-18" plants are more erect, so it's easy to pick the 5½" long beans. For robust bean flavor, make 'Early Bush Italian' your first choice. Plants yield early and need no support. The pods remain stringless, and are excellent frozen. Burpee Exclusive. Our seed is not treated. Ready to pick in just 50 days!
Extraordinaire! A French bean that's bigger and tastier- a new classic. A gourmet's delight, this stringless French variety is everything you wish for in a bean: tender, green, mildly sweet, nutty, meaty, savory. Wildly popular in France (the French know beans), you can pick them from 6 up to 11". Vigorous growth requires sturdy stakes.
Plants yield early and need no support. One packet has 2 oz. of seed unless noted, and will sow a row of about 20 ft; one pound sows about 160 ft. Our seed is not treated. The delicious, rich flavor of these thin, straight, tender beans is unlike any other. Easy to grow, they reach their flavor peak at 5-7" long and a mere 3/8" wide. Dark green pods are streaked with purple. Produces heavily. Burpee Exclusive. Sun.
Plants yield early and need no support. One packet has 2 oz. of seed unless noted, and will sow a row of about 20 ft; one pound sows about 160 ft. Our seed is not treated. Very high yields of crisp, ultra-sweet wax beans are borne on compact and unusually upright plants. The beans grow together in clusters that make harvest a snap. Beans are 5-5½" long.
Heirloom. Beauty and the bean-color and taste in abundance. Long an Italian favorite, 'Rose' will make an excellent addition to your summer soups or risotto. Intensely marked pods, marbled mahogany red on tan seeds, are packed with delicious flavor. Early and high-yielding plants. 70 days.
Pole beans yield much longer than bush beans, right up to frost. Plant 4-6" apart at the base of poles, trellis, a fence or our Bean Tower. 2 oz. of seed per pack, enough for 20 ft. of row or 10-16 poles, 1 lb. (16 oz.) for 80-128 poles or 160 ft. Kentucky Blue. 65 days. All-America Winner. Combines the excellence of the all-time greatest pole beans, Kentucky Wonder and Blue Lake. You get big crops of sweet and always stringless pods, straight and 7" long. A heavy yielder for many weeks. Sun.
Bush varieties mature earlier than pole limas and don't need support. 2 oz. of seed per packet, which will sow a 15' row; one lb.,120'. Burpee's Improved Bush Lima. Easy to shell. Clusters of 5 or 6 pods, 5½" long and slightly curved,each containing 4 or 5 large, flat,oval beans. Burpee Bred.
Bush varieties mature earlier than pole limas and don't need support. 2 oz. of seed per packet, which will sow a 15 ft row; one lb., 120 ft. Fordhook(reg) No. 242. 75 days. All-America Winner. Heat-resistant plants thrive in adverse conditions. Heavy yields of 4" pods, with 3-5 large beans each. Excellent for freezing. Burpee Bred. Proven tops for productivity, flavor and wide adaptability.
Bush form of famous Pole Romano with distinctive robust flavor. Better disease resistance, earlier, needs no support. Heavy crops of stringless, flat green pods, 4½" long. Cooking hint: blanch, then saute in olive oil with a few sprigs of summer savory. Excellent for freezing. Full sun. Our seed is not treated. Ready to pick in just 53 days.
Ornamental and edible climber or trailer. Bears large, showy sprays of bright scarlet flowers, followed by loads of slender pods about 8" long. Young pods used as snap beans. Later can be shelled for fresh use or dried for winter. Ready to pick 70 days after seed sowing for young pods; 115 days for shell beans. GARDEN HINTS: Keep beans picked for continuous bearing; shell mature pods and use as dried beans.
Plants yield early and need no support. One packet has 2 oz. of seed unless noted, and will sow a row of about 20 ft; one pound sows about 160 ft. Our seed is not treated. Great flavor, similar to Tenderpod, with improved germination. Vigorous plants produce heavy yields of straight, 5½", dark green, tender pods with curved tips and white seeds. Superb for fresh eating, canning and freezing. Burpee Bred.
This 1941 AAS winner remains a customer favorite. Why? Because the beans stay tender, stringless and ever so tasty when fully mature. Bush bean pods are 4 ½ - 5 ½” long, thick and round in cross section, with distinctive curved tips. Superb as a dried shell bean. 50 days.
Heirloom. Plants yield early and need no support. One packet has 2 oz. of seed unless noted, and will sow a row of about 20 ft; one pound sows about 160 ft. Our seed is not treated. Triumph de Farcy. 48 days. Slender, crunchy pods have a distinct, rich flavor. Bears very early and very heavily. Harvest often while young, from 3 to 6" long.
HEIRLOOM. Plants yield early with or without support. One packet has 2 oz. of seed unless noted, and will sow a row of about 20 ft; one pound sows about 160 ft. Our seed is not treated. White Half Runner. 60 days. Heavy yields of tender green pods, 4½" long with white seeds and sweet flavor. Sun.
HEIRLOOM. Bull's Blood has the reddest foliage we have ever seen. The earliest thinnings spark up spring and fall salads with a leaf color as richly dark red as radicchio. As the roots enlarge, the baby beets are also delicious cooked and mixed with salad. The small sweet red roots are best when harvested young. When sowing, mix beet seeds with fast-sprouting radish seeds to mark the rows. Grows best in cool weather and full sun.
Heirloom. A color breakthrough when we introduced this savory golden beet in the 1940's, it won over gardeners who wanted a beet with a sweeter, milder flavor, and others who just loved the inviting gold color. Globes reach 2" across.
49 days to harvest. Our earliest beet, ready a full week before Detroit Dark Red. Most hybrids ripen all at once, but this one is designed to produce roots of several different sizes, so you can enjoy either baby beets or full-sized slicers all season long. The deliciously sweet roots are slightly elongated and smooth. Lush green tops are disease resistant and superb for cooked greens. Burpee Exclusive. GROWING HINTS: Baby beets make excellent eating, and harvesting them helps the remaining beets grow better. When planting, mix beet seeds with fast-sprouting radish seeds to mark the rows. Grows best in full sun.
Chioggia 54 days. The most beautiful of all beets and very sweet flavored. Sliced roots look like bull's-eyes concentric rings of white alternating with wine-red. The green leaves are an excellent spinach substitute.
These perfectly round 3” beets have striking deep red flesh that’s incredibly sweet. Baby beets make excellent eating, and harvesting them helps promote the growth of the remaining beets grow. When planting, mix beet seeds with fast-sprouting radish seeds to mark the rows. Full sun. 59 days.
59 days. Early, very dark red and extremely sweet, up to 3" across. Good fresh, canned or frozen. Classic variety. We searched the world to find the best organic seed - Burpee fully guarantees that not a drop of synthetic chemicals was used to make these excellent seeds. Certified Organic Seed.
We've combined five distinct colors of carrots in one special blend for a pretty rainbow effect that is sure to be noticed at the dinner table, even by the kids. After testing hundreds of carrot varieties, we developed this easy-to-grow mix of 5 crispy carrots, Atomic Red, Bambino, Cosmic Purple, Lunar White and Solar Yellow. Smoothly tapered roots grow to 8 inches x 2 inches in loose soil.
Easy to grow and full of vitamins. 1,500 seeds per packet; sows a 40 ft row; 1 oz., about 300 ft. 70 days. Slim, cylindrical, orange roots are 7" long, 1½" thick. Delicious flavor. Proven tops for productivity, flavor and wide adaptability. GARDEN HINTS: Sow seed in deep, well-worked stone-free soil. Do not transplant as crooked roots may result. Sow directly in the ground after danger of heavy frost in the spring.