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Pumpkin - Atlantic Giant (seeds)
  • Pumpkin - Atlantic Giant (seeds)

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    The Atlantic Giant Pumpkin is a fascinating variety of pumpkin that has captivated the attention of gardeners and pumpkin enthusiasts around the world. Here are some key points about this impressive pumpkin:


    Enormous Size

    The Atlantic Giant Pumpkin is one of the largest pumpkin varieties, with specimens weighing anywhere from 200 to over 1,500 pounds! These massive pumpkins are typically grown for competitions or fall festivals, where their size becomes a show-stopping attraction.


    History and Development

    The Atlantic Giant Pumpkin was first developed in the late 1800s by John Wallace, a Canadian farmer. Wallace crossed several different pumpkin varieties to create this giant pumpkin. Since then, growers have continued to refine and enhance the Atlantic Giant Pumpkin into the impressive size and shape we know today.


    Growing Tips



    These pumpkins need plenty of space. Give them room to spread out—about 3-5 feet apart—to allow for proper growth and airflow.



    Ensure they receive plenty of sunlight.



    Water deeply and regularly, aiming for about 1-2 inches of water per week.



    Use nutrient-rich soil.


    Special Techniques

    Growers often use specialized techniques to encourage the pumpkin to grow as large as possible, such as hand pollination, pruning, and selective watering.


    Fall Decorations and Pies

    While the Atlantic Giant is often grown for competitions, it’s also a popular choice for fall decorations and pumpkin pies.


    Taste and Culinary Use

    Interestingly, the Atlantic Giant Pumpkin isn’t primarily known for its taste. It can be bland compared to sweeter pumpkin varieties. If you’re looking to grow pumpkins for your fall recipes, you might want to explore other varieties.


    In summary, growing an Atlantic Giant Pumpkin requires effort and care, but the end result—a colossal pumpkin—is well worth it for those who love to compete or show off their gardening skills!

    • Seeds Per Pack

      Single Pack: approx 5

      Large Pack: approx 20

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