Big Star is a green leaf variety with a medium to large frame and an impressive butt and midrib appearance at harvest time. Big Star also possesses a strong bolting and tip-burn resistance under extremely warm temperatures with long day lengths. It is very pliable at harvest while exhibiting nonheading abilities with extremely dark green plant color. Its strong holding abilities past harvest stage will improve its leaf count while maintaining product quality and weight. Compare Big Star to current commercial lines as Genecorp Green, Shining Star, North Star, and Two Star.