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Atlantic Giant

  • Brand: General
  • Product Code: 242
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $2.99

Pkt (≈ 8 seeds)

This is the variety for producing blue ribbon pumpkins. Bred for size, Atlantic Giant regularly produces pumpkins over 3' (90cm) across weighing over 100 lbs (45kg). Rounded to slightly flattened pumpkins start out yellowish and mature to orange. Great for pies and for decorating. Kids love 'em!

  • Seed Depth: 1" (2.5cm)
  • Seed Spacing: Groups of 4-6
  • Row Spacing: 8' (240cm)
  • Days to Sprout: 10-14
  • Plant Spacing: 6-8' (180-240cm)
  • Days to Maturity: 120

Plant: Direct seed at about the frost free date into rich, fertile soil. Usually sown into "hills" of 4-6 seeds and thinned to the 2 strongest plants per hill.

Care: Water regularly and fertilize when lateral runners begin to spread.

Harvest: In Autumn, when skin is hard, cut from zine with a 3"(7.5cm) piece of stem attached.

Your Health: Rich in vitamin A and supplies some minerals.