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Dill's Atlantic Giant
Dill's Atlantic Giant

C. maxima. The world's record for size-originator's stock.

Huge pinkish or orange fruits for fall display. 50 to 100 pounders are commonly grown. Fertile soil, irrigation, wide spacing (70 or more sq.ft./plant), and limiting each long-vined plant to one fruit commonly results in 200-300 pounders. The current world record is an Atlantic Giant of over 2,000 lb. Johnny's offers seeds from the originator, Howard Dill of Nova Scotia. Avg. yield: 1-2 fruits/plant. Avg. 1,660 seeds/lb. OP. 120 Days

For giant pumpkin contests. Add intrigue to your pick-your-own patch or farm market with your own giant pumpkins! This variety is easy to grow but requires plenty of space, as vines spread 25' or more. Fruit often weigh 200 to 300 lbs. with average care, and the world record is over 2000 lbs.! These giant, deep-round, yellow-orange pumpkins add giant fun to fall markets! Cultural information is included on each package.


Approximately 955 seeds per pound


Seeding depth: 1 - 1.5 inches Germination days: 6 - 12 days Maturation days: 125 days

Here it is, the gigantic pumpkin that holds the world's record for size (1,810 pounds!) If you want to grow the pumpkin of your dreams, Dill's Atlantic Giant is the variety you must grow! It's easy to grow 400- to 500-pound golden-orange fruits with this amazing variety. Rough-skinned and beautifully ribbed, the pumpkins just keep going and going at an astonishing rate. You've got to try it for yourself! Seed cavity is small. Flesh is meaty, makes great pies. 130 days.

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