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Dill's Atlantic Giant Pumpkins PVP (World Record) pk/10

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130 days. Cucurbita maxima. Open Pollinated. Plant produces huge world record size pumpkins. It is the grand-daddy of all giant pumpkins. The Dill's Atlantic Giant held the World Record at 1337 lbs, grown by an American in New Boston, NH. These are Genuine seeds from the grower - Howard Dill of Nova Scotia. Try breaking the record yourself! Excellent choice for home gardens and Farmer’s Markets. The Dill's Atlantic Giant is protected by the Plant Variety Protection Act, #8500204. United States Department of Agriculture, PI 601256 PVPO. A variety from Canada.

Atlantic Giant is a registered trademark of Howard Dill Enterprises.

Lot No: 95927

Germination: 85%

Test Date: 09/17

Seeds Per Pound: 1,400

Plant Height: Vine Type Plant

Planting Season: Spring/Summer

Sunlight Requirement: Full Sun

Planting Method: Indoor Sow/Direct Sow



Pumpkins
Cucurbita maxima

 
Seed DepthSoil Temp. for GerminationDays to GerminationSunlight RequirementsPlanting Time
1 - 1 1/2"70 F to 85 F 7 to 10 daysFull Sun Spring
USDA Hardiness ZoneSeed SpacingRow SpacingSpace After ThinningDays to Harvest
N/A Hills 3 - 4 ft Apart 4 - 6 ft Hills 3 - 4 ft Apart100 - 120 days
Pumpkin Seed Planting Information:

Choose the sunniest and largest area in your garden. Plant 5 to 7 seeds outdoors in hills. Planting should in early spring to mid-summer, 3 weeks after last frost and when soil has warmed up to at least 70 F. Plants grow 2 ft tall and vines spread up to 10 ft.

Soil Requirements:

Requires fertile slightly acid soil in a well drained location in the garden. Apply much and grass clippings, or straw around base of plant. Add well composted manure.

Water Requirements:

Keep soil consistently moist, but not waterlogged. Water well during dry and hot spells.

Fertilizer Requirements:

Use RootBlast, Vegetable Alive, and Slow Release Fertilizer when transplanting outdoors. Apply Miracle Gro every two weeks.

Harvest Tips:

Protect ripening pumpkins from damp ground by placing them on boards. Cut pumpkins carefully from plants to prevent damaging the vines.


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by on October 23, 2005

The Atlantic Giant pumpkin variety is the best variety for growing a giant pumpkin. I have grown them a few times over the past five years and I have had great results overall. In 2002 I grew a 220 pound pumpkin. This variety requires fertile, loose, and well drained soil in a sunny location. The plants are very fast growing and you can easily grow a 100-300 pound pumpkin! With a little extra work you can grow a 500+ pound pumpkin! For best results fertilize once a week and shade pumpkins when they reach about baseball size. I highly recomend this variety for anyone who wants to grow a GIANT pumpkin in their garden.

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by on March 25, 2010

I have grown this varity of pumpkin for 10 years. Last year I had great success! I grew 3 that were over 800 pounds the heaviest was 1089 pounds. I recomend this variety to anybody who wants to grow a giant pumpkin,

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