Join generations of gardeners in planting incredible heirloom vegetables. We’ve selected an array of quality varieties that meet our taste and growing standards. Beloved for distinctive, classic flavors that transport you back in time, these picks have all been put to the test at Fordhook Farm, our 132-year-old trial farm in Doylestown, Pennsylvania—an heirloom in itself!
‘Brandywine Pink’ Tomato
Brandywine, which dates back to 1885, is the heirloom tomato standard. One taste and youll be enchanted by its superb flavor and luscious shade of red-pink. The large, beefsteak-shaped fruits grow on unusually upright, potato-leaved plants.BUY NOW
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‘Fordhook Giant’ Swiss Chard
Classic Burpee-bred heirloom chard, with thick, dark green, tender leaves and enticing, slightly bitter, earthy flavor. Can be used in dishes calling for spinach; sautéed with a bit of butter and sprinkling of lemon juice is a feast in itself.BUY NOW
‘Burpee's Stringless Green Pod’ Bean, Bush
No strings. This Burpee-bred favorite is crisp, meaty, juicy, and super-flavorful. A culinary star, pods are delicious in pesto, sautéed with garlic, braised, or steamed. A classic stringless heirloom of exceptional flavor. Plant yields are early and robust.BUY NOW