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Schaefer Greenhouses, Aurora IL Area Burpee Vegetables and Herbs

Tomatoes, Heirloom Tomatoes, Peppers, Herbs, Cucumbers, Broccoli and more

Growing vegetables and herbs is a rewarding project for gardeners of all ages, and your success starts with Burpee Home Gardens.  Schaefer’s is excited to be partnering with Burpee – a name that you know and trust.  As a Burpee Home Gardens Certified Grower, we bring you a complete line of tried and true vegetables and herbs.  You’ll find the best tasting veggies start right here at Schaefer’s. 

We know the result of hours spent in your own garden will be a delicious harvest of the most flavorful tomatoes, cucumbers and beans you have ever tasted!  Let Schaefer Greenhouses help you get started!

Tomatoes

Tomatoes

Regular, Heirloom

Sweet Peppers

Peppers

Sweet, Hot

Cucumbers

Cucumbers

For eating and pickling

Boost Collection

Boost Collection

Burpee's new high
nutrition vegetables


Burpee Hot and Sweet Peppers

Following is a list and description (as well as maturity guidelines) for all of the varieties of peppers that we carry. Prices for all peppers are $2.49 each, 10 or more $2.29 each.

SWEET PEPPERS DESCRIPTION MATURITY
Bananarama Bigger banana, yellow to orange to red 70 days
Better Belle Green to red, 4 lobed 4.5"x3.5" fruit 65 days
Big Bertha 3-4 lobed thick walled, 7"x4" fruit 72 days
Big Daddy Hybrid 8"-10" yellow fruit 73 days
Candy Apple Sweet, flavor-filled green to ripe red 71 days
Costa Rican Sweet 5"-6" flavorful 70 days
Cute Stuff Gold 3" yellow mini variety with big harvests 56 days
Flavorburst 5" golden fruit 72 days
Pinot Noir 4"x5" - citrus to berry to red 70 days
HOT PEPPERS ****is hottest
DESCRIPTION
MATURITY
Burning Bush**** Unusual peach color, hot with a touch of sweet 85 days
Cajun Belle* Mini belle, mildly spicy 61 days
Garden Salsa 8" long, mildly hot 85 days
Habanero Red Sizzling hot, small rippled fruit 90-100 days
Hot Lemon*** Heirloom 3-4" fruit spicy w/ hint of pine woods 70-80
Hungarian Yellow Wax** Hot Banana, Light yellow to red, 6"x1.5" fruit 65-70 days
Jalapeno Gigante* 4"-5" fruit largest Jalapeno 80 days
Mucho Nacho 3.5"x1.25" ecellent for salsa & pickling 85 days
Rista Cayenne Hybrid** 12" very hot curling twisting, great for drying 75 days
Tabasco*** Green to yellow, pungent flavored, 2" fruit 80 days
Zavory* Mild heat - habanero flavor 3"-4" fruit 90 days

Burpee Tomatoes and Heirloom Tomatoes

Following is a list and description (as well as maturity guidelines) for all of the varieties of tomatoes and heirloom tomatoes that we carry. Prices for all tomatoes are $2.49 each, 10 or more $2.29 each.

TOMATOES DESCRIPTION MATURITY
Better Boy Most popular, excellent flavor, 16 oz fruit 75 days
Big Beef Extra large, 10-12 oz fruit 73 days
Big Daddy 15 oz ruby red slicer 78 days
Big Mama Hybrid Small - good for soups & sauces 80 days
Big Pink Rosey hued flavorful slicer 75 days
Brandy Boy Hybrid Large pink fruits very tasty 5" 78 days
Burpee Big Boy 8-9 oz Large and sweet fruit 78 days
Bush Early Girl*** 4" fruit on compact plants 65 days
Celebrity*** Large, glossy, 8" fruit 72 days
Bush Champion II 9-12 oz - delicious flavor 65 days
Fourth of July 4 oz  small fruit - early producing 49 days
Fresh Salsa*** 4 oz meaty plum shaped fruit 65-75 days
Lemon Boy Unique, lemon yellow skin, 7 oz fruit 72 days
Large Red Cherry Flavorful, 1-1.25" fruit 72 days
Napa Grape Hybrid Sweet 1" elongated red grape  65 days
Orange Wellington Orange and nearly seedless 75 days
Roma III*** 5-8 oz fruit  76 days 
Steak Sandwich Hybrid 10 oz large slicer fruit 70 days
Sun Gold Sweet tart golden orange cherry 65 days
SunSugar Very sweet golden cherry 62 days
Supersteak Hybrid 14 oz giant slicer fruit 80 days
Super Tasty*** 8-10 oz fruit rich, tangy flavor 70 days
Sweet 100 Bears 100 plus small sweet tomatoes in long clusters 65 days
Tye Dye Red & gold bicolor, sweet non-acidic 78 days
Yellow Pear Bright yellow pear shaped and bite sized 75 days
HEIRLOOM TOMATOES
DESCRIPTION
MATURITY
Black Krim Dark red purple, very juicy 90 days
Brandywine Red World's best flavored, Extra large, up to 1.5 lbs 90-100 days
Cherokee Purple Flavorful, red/deep purple fruit 80 days 
Old German Yellow striping, sweet & decorative 85 days
Pineapple Enormous yellow-red striped fruit 85-90 days
Rutgers 5oz fruit, slicer 74 days
Striped German Red & yellow streaks 78 days

*** Determinate tomatoes: varieties that are bushy in form and that slow or stop growing when they begin producing their crop. Preferred for canning or making sauces, as the fruit tends to ripen all at once.

Burpee Cucumbers, Broccoli, Cantaloupe, Cauliflower and Other Vegetables

Following is a list of the other vegetables and varieties that we carry at Schaefer Greenhouses. Prices for all vegetables $2.49 each, 10 or more $2.29 each.

 
Vegetables
Bush Beans
Pole Beans
Broccoli
Brussel Sprouts
Cabbage
Cauliflower
Collards
Cucumber
Eggplant
Lettuce
  Burpee Hybrid
  Bush Champion
  Homemade Pickles
  Pickalot
  Sweet Burpless
Melon
Mustard
Okra
Onions
Pumpkin
Squash
  Burpee Golden
  Butterbush
  Pic-n-Pic Hybrid
Spinach
Watermellon
Zucchini

 

CUCUMBERS DESCRIPTION Size at Maturity
Burpee Hybrid Early, high yielding - excellent for slicing. 8-10"
Burpless Supreme Crisp & flavorful slicer. 10"
Bush Champion Perfect for small gardens & containers. Great for slicing. 10" 
Gold Standard  Gold toned flesh - 5 times more beta-caotene 6-8"
Homemade Pickles Semi bush - perfect for small places and containers 5-6"
Pickalot Perfect for pickling - continuous summer bearing 5"
Sweet Burpless High yields of mild and sweet fruit 8-10"
Sweeter Yet Semi compact vines, burpless & nearly seedless 10-12"

 

NEW  BOOST Collection
Burpee's High Nutrition Vegetables 
Cucumber - Gold Standard 500% more beta-carotene
Salad - Healing Hands 20% more lutein
Tomato - Cherry Punch 30% more beta-carotene, 30% more carotenoids, 70% more anthrocyannis
Tomato - Power Pops 55% more lycopene, 40% more carotenoids
Tomato - Solar Power 300% more beta-carotene

 

Burpee Herbs

Following is a list of all herbs carried by Schaefer Greenhouses. All herbs come in a 4" pot and cost $3.99, 10 or more $3.59 each.

Herbs
Annual, Perennial or Biennial
Basil
A
  Boxwood
A
  Holy Basil
A
  Lemon
A
  Nufar
A
  Red Rubin
A
  Siam Queen
A
  Sweet Italian
A
  'Try Basil' 3 in 1
A
Catnip
P
Chives
P
Cilantro
A
Culantro
A
Dill Fernleaf
A
Epazote
A
Lemon Balm
P
Lemon Grass
A
Mojito Mint
A
Oregano
P
  Greek
P
  Italain
P
Parsley
B
  Curly
B
  Italian
B
Papalo
A
Patchoulli
A
Peppermint
P
Rosemary
P
Sage
P
  Golden
P
  Offinalis
P
  Tricolor
P
Spearmint
P
Stevia
A
Sweet Mace
A
Tarragon French
P
Thyme
P
  English
P
  Lemon
P
  Silver
P
Verbena Lemon
P
White Sage
P

 

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