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Big Max Pumpkin

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Biggest All-Purpose Pumpkin

Handsome pumpkins, up to 100 lbs. or more,make excellent pies and impressive jack-o'-lanterns.Fine-grained, bright orange flesh is great for canning or freezing. 110 DAYS.

Shade Requirement: full sun
Germination: 6-10 days

Big Max Pumpkin - Pkt.
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  • For each offer ordered, get approx. 25 seeds.
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Big Max Pumpkin - 1 oz.
  • 66294
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Big Max Pumpkin Product Details

Botanical Name: Cucurbita pepo 'Big Max'

Spacing: 4 - 5 to a hill, hills 6' apart

Depth: 1 inches

Sun/Shade: full sun

Fruit: red-orange skin and thick, bright orange flesh

Days To Maturity: 110 days

Soil Requirements: rich, well-fertilized soil

Seed Count: approx. 25 seeds per packet

Pruning: Cultivate or mulch to reduce weeds

Size: squash-type pumpkins that grow to 100 pounds

Comments: Planting: Sow seed when the weather is warm and all danger of frost is past. Pumpkins prefer rich, well-fertilized soil. Plant seeds 1 inch deep, 4-5 to a hill, spacing hills 6 feet apart. Germination should take place in 6-10 days.Care: Cultivate or mulch to reduce weeds. Water well during dry weather. After seedlings grow 2 inches tall, thin to 2 plants per hill.Harvest: Harvest fruits when the skin has turned completely orange. Cut from the vine, leaving 2-3 inch stem attached to the fruit. Store in a warm, dry spot. This variety produces squash-type pumpkins that grow to 100 pounds, with red-orange skin and thick, bright orange flesh.


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2013-10-01
Great Pumpkins
Reviewed By: Rene Quintero (Clovis, CA)
I have tried several different varieties of pumpkins to deal with the high tempertures of the San Jouquin Valley. I am in my third year of the Big Max variety and have been very happy with my results, great fruit and ease of growing makes this a winner for me! So much so, that I am increasing my pumpkin patch to about a 1/8 acre this next growing season. Thanks Rene


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2012-03-27
Big Max
Reviewed By: Ray (Burton, Ohio)
The Big Max will produce a nice size pumpkin, if you take basic care of them. I planted 24 plants and ended up with (18) 70lbs pumpkins and (6) 50lbs ones. I also only allowed for one pumpkin to grow per plant.


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2011-03-14
Beautiful large pumpkins
Reviewed By: Shawna (Strawberry Point, Iowa)
I planted these pumpkins along with the Dill's Atlantic. I planted them in a sandy soil. Every single seed I planted germinated. The plants took off and grew everywhere. The leaves and vines were huge. I had so many pumpkins that I didn't know what to do with them all. We had to use a skidloader and manpower to move them. Big Max also keeps a pumpkin shape well so it looks nice.


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2010-09-22
Pretty good
Reviewed By: Sean (Northeast, Missouri)
I didn't think I was going to like these plants at first. They take their sweet time gettin established from seeds to solid plants. Once they are established however...watch out. The vines will grow to 20+ ft easily. Some good sized fruit too tho I haven't weighed any of them yet. Not massive by any means but not bad either. Alot more resistant to cucumber beetles than Dills Atlantic. I will be planting these again next year


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2010-08-20
look out
Reviewed By: Tim A (Pittsfield, ma)
I bought two types of pumpkins, big max and Lumina. I planted them in the same bed. The big max tended to have longer vines and over took of my drive-way the vines are 20 feet long! There was some cross pollination with the luminas but they didnt make it. Too bad they were funky looking. I have learned to water the roots and not the leaves. And I use 1 lb of 10-10-10 granules once a week. And look out. They are huge my neighbors are starting to befriend mea+ for sure


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2009-08-26
ok not great
Reviewed By: Jeff (burton, OH)
These pumpkins grew ok. I got one off each plant one really nice one and the other 2 were avarage size no way close to any 50+ thats a load. I wish they would have a few more than one per plant . I'll see how they turn out next year.


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2007-07-12
Big Max Pumpkins
Reviewed By: Ken (Morrow, Ohio)
These are nice large pumpkins. It is important to plant the seeds deeper when the ground is hot and more dry. Germination occurs much better.


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2007-03-31
pleased
Reviewed By: jennifer (clarkson, ky)
all the plants did fine in my garden with out any care. harvested over 20 huge pumpkins.


Big Max Pumpkin - Pkt.
  • 66293
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get approx. 25 seeds.
  • Out of Stock
Big Max Pumpkin - 1 oz.
  • 66294
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get 1 oz.
  • $8.99


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