Atlantic Giant Pumpkin (Cucurbita maxima)
Eye-catching and easy to grow, these novelty pumpkins can reach record-breaking weights. With full-sun and balanced fertilizer, Atlantic Giants can reach 200-300 lbs. Rough-skinned and pale orange in color. Give these massive pumpkins plenty of space to grow!
- 15 seeds minimum
- Germination: 5-10 days
- Maturity: 90-120 days
- Direct sow ½-1” deep in full sun after last frost date when soil is at least 70F or start indoors 3-4 weeks before planting.
- Plant 4 seeds per hill; space hills 6’ apart
- Pumpkins should not be planted in soil where melons or cucumbers were recently grown.
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I have grown these 2 years now, and they are awesome! In fact, the picture in the catalog is one that I grew!