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Dill's Atlantic Giant Pumpkin
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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.
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For each offer ordered, get 1 pkt of approx. 10 seeds

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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).
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Pollinator: Self pollinating.
  • 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.
  • Zone: 3 - 9.
  • Germination: 6 - 10 days.
  • Form: Vine, annual.
  • Flower Form: Yellow blossoms.
  • Soil Requirements: Rich, well-drained, fertilie soil.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 10 seeds per packet.
  • 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.

Shipping

Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2019 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE SEEDS
1A to 4B 6/18 - 11/1
5A & 5B 6/18 - 11/1
6A & 6B 6/18 - 11/1
7A & 7B 6/18 - 11/1
8A & 8B 6/18 - 11/1
9A to 10B 6/18 - 11/1
Last Order Date All Grow Zones: Oct 28, 2019

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Sorry, we cannot ship products to Hawaii, Alaska, APO/FPO or outside the contiguous United States. Please provide a street address as some products are unable to be delivered to Post Office boxes.

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