Big Max Pumpkin (Cucurbita maxima)
This mighty heirloom lives up to its name! Weighing up to 100 pounds and measuring 65-70” in diameter, these bright orange super-pumpkins produce a delicious, thick orange flesh. Spectacular for decorating, carving, and baking! Limit vines to 1-2 fruits for even larger pumpkins!
- 15 seeds minimum
- Germination: 5-10 days
- Maturity: 100 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.