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Burgess Seed And Plant Company
Main address: 905 Four Seasons Road 61701 Bloomington IL
(309) 662-7761, , http://www.eburgess.com/letusknow.asp
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  • Aug 18
  • Landscaping and Gardening
  • Customer Care
  • 14

I call Burgess about my dwarf pear trees being thirty foot tall and bearing fruit that resembles Bradford pears and my dwarf apple trees bears fruit that look like Crabapples. After a 23 minute conversation with Mari @ 309-662-7761, I was informed that something in the local environment caused my pear trees to become giants and the small fruit on the pear and apple trees was too an environment... Read more

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  • Aug 14
  • Landscaping and Gardening
  • Dead Plants
  • 1
  • 1
  • 11

This company is horrible, their merchandise is very tiny and dead and finally they will not honor any guarantee that they state. Do not waste your money and time with these crooks. Two years now I have been scammed. So don't go thru this buy plants, flowers, seeds but not from this Burgess Seed and Plant co. The plants that they claim to be 2 years old are as large as a small toothpick. When... Read more

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  • Aug 13
  • Landscaping and Gardening
  • Dwarf Fruit Trees
  • 9

Of the 17 trees, 1 5n1 apple, 1 peach and 1 5297 apple died which were replaced with *** apple trees. Of the 6 dwarf pears all turned into Bradford pear trees. The remaining 5 dwarf peach trees turned in 25 foot giants although 4 of them bear fruit. Of the 17 trees I purchased only one tree a DWF Gala apple turned out to be correctly represented which produced its first fruit (5 apples) this... Read more

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I still have not received all of my flowers. Part of what I received is not what I ordered. I have been trying to get a response for about 4 months now. I have contacted state level BBB and C of C to file complaints of Fraudulent Business Practices. Burgess takes your money and sends what they want. With a 50% growth rate. They can pick and choose who they reply to. Add comment

  • Jul 28
  • Landscaping and Gardening
  • Fruit Trees
  • 9

Purchased two dwarf fruit trees and planted them June 2010. One fruit cocktail and one multi apple. They have grown, just never produced even one piece of fruit. Catalog says 2 to 3 years for fruit. It has been 4 years. Total waste of money. Contacted them twice to see if they had any information available and have not received even an acknowledgment. Well past the one year for me to return the... Read more

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  • Jul 14
  • Landscaping and Gardening
  • Wilmore, Kentucky
  • Plants And Seeds
  • 27

I placed an order over $100 early this Spring and waited 5 weeks for the plants. When they hadn't come I called them to cancel the order since I wanted to get the plants up and growing for the season. A very rude woman gave me an address to send a written cancellation request. I wrote and sent the letter immediately and also called my credit card company to stop payment. Another 2 weeks... Read more

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  • Jul 03
  • Landscaping and Gardening
  • Hamburg, New Jersey
  • Dead Trees
  • 20

I ordered 72 Canadian Hemlocks from Burgess in 2013. They arrived in packages...they were supposed to be 2-3 ft tall. Many were less than 8 inches...and most were brown with no pine needles on them. I planted them anyway according to directions shipped with them. Not one of them survived. I live on what is a former farm...very good soil...everything from fruit trees to flowers and grass does... Read more

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  • Jun 28
  • Landscaping and Gardening
  • Rancho Cucamonga, California
  • Plants
  • 1
  • 1
  • 9

After seeing that my raspberries were not going to come alive i decided to get replacements they would not allow it afterwards unless i kept this piece of paper from my original packaging. Worst customer service ever no one ever answers the phone. I even sent them the original invoice i got by email with my order number and a copy of my orders at there request! All they did was send it back to... Read more

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I bought first time from Burgess seed. Trees were dead on arrival. Plant roots were molding! Can't get them to answer their phones. Busy signal at all times day or nite! Had I read the reviews prior to ordering I wouldn't of wasted my time or money!!! All I get is a run around! Since they are affiliated with other plant or seed companies pay attention to the catalog for Division of Burgess Seed.... Add comment

 
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