Is Big Girl still available?

agnt2000May 11, 2009

I've grown 'Big Girl' for most of the last 25 years and liked it. I remember it even won a taste test at Horticulture magazine in the 1980's, I think. However, I haven't ordered anything from Burpee in years. I usually grow a couple dozen varieties from seed so I order from other suppliers.

Until this year, I could usually find 'Big Girl' seeds on Burpee racks at places like Home Depot or Wal-Mart. However, this year there were none on the racks here in the Roanoke, Virginia area. I've also noted that none of the greenhouse growers seem to have them either. When I've asked for it, they just point to their 'Early Girl' plants. I don't have a current Burpee catalog, but when I looked at their website they don't have 'Big Girl' listed there.

Does anyone know what happened to 'Big Girl'?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

I may have found the answer to my own question. At the website of another company that lists 'Big Girl' it says "Crop failure - Not available for 2009".

    Bookmark   May 11, 2009 at 10:41PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
My Druzba
must think it's halloween as it's short,stocky and...
Jersey Boy - 2015
I volunteered to post a review for "Jersey Boy"...
Seedless tomatoes
Has anyone tried the Burpee Sweet Seedless Hybbrid...
Cost effective hydroponic media for 5 gallon DIY dutch bucket
I started gardening two years ago growing tomatoes...
Your 2015 Choices - Fianl Answer !
Have You made up your mind yet, to answer this million...
Sponsored Products
Habersham Andorra 42 x 30 Rectangular Decorated Coffee Table
PLC Lighting Down Rods 48 in. White Extension Rod CLI-HDTR48PWH
$20.00 | Home Depot
Robert Abbey | Edwin Floor Lamp
$713.90 | YLighting
Safavieh Handmade Moroccan Cambridge Dark Grey/ Ivory Wool Rug (5' x 8')
Softest Rug 8' x 10' - BLUE
$2,899.00 | Horchow
Cassara Dining Arm Chair Cushion, Patio Furniture
$133.00 | FRONTGATE
Campania International Gnome Garden Corner Wall - S-429-AL
$34.99 | Hayneedle
Darya Rugs Ziegler, Gold, 6'2" x 12'3" Runner Rug M1783-57
Darya Rugs
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™