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Dill's Atlantic Giant Pumpkin

Still the Champion


Outstanding performer—current record holder at over 1,800 pounds! Even without special treatment, you get eye-popping 200- to 300-lb. squash-type pumpkins with flavorful orange flesh. Tips for growing giant pumpkins free with every order. 120 DAYS.

Seed Counts: 1/2 oz. of pumpkin seeds contains about 65-150 seeds and sows a 100-ft. row.
  • Zone 3 - 9.
  • Height 24 inches.
  • Germination 6 - 10 days.
  • Shade Required Full sun.

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  • Botanical Name: Cucurbita pepo 'Dill's Atlantic Giant PVP'
  • Height: 24 inches.
  • Spacing: 4 - 5 to a hill, hills 8 feet apart.
  • Depth: 1 inch.
  • Spread: Vine (to 25 feet).
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun.
  • Yield: For large pumpkins, limit 1 fruit per vine.
  • Color: Yellow.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Blooms: Summer.
  • Fruit: Up to 400 lbs, more with effort. World record holder!
  • Days To Maturity: 120 days.
  • Form: Annual. Vine.
  • Soil Requirements: Rich, well-drained, fertilie soil.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 10 seeds per packet.
  • Size: Up to 400 lbs, more with effort.
  • Comments: Planting: Sow seed when the weather is warm and all danger of frost is past. Pumpkins prefer rich, well-drained, fertile soil. Plant the seeds 1 inch deep, 4 - 5 to a hill, spacing hills 8 feet apart. Germination should take place in 6 - 10 days. Care: Water well during dry weather and mulch to reduce weeds. After seedlings grow 2 inches tall, thin to 2 plants per hill. For maximum size, remove all but 1 or 2 fruits from each vine and fertilize regularly. : Harvest fruits when the skin has turned completely orange. Cut from the vine, leaving a 2 inch stem attached to the fruit. Store in a warm, dry spot. This variety produces 200 to 300 pound squash-type pumpkins and is on record for having produced ones weighing over 1,000 pounds.

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