gourd family, cucurbit family Cucurbita maxima

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The world's largest pumpkins. Organic seeds. Pic: Pixabay, Hans Braxmeier

Atlantic Giant Pumpkin, squash

The biggest of them all! This giant pumpkin can weigh up to 700 kg, altough in European climates, 150 to 250 kg are more realistic. Firm orange flesh.

Sow from mid-April as single seeds in 10-cm pots at about 20º C. Lightly cover seeds with loose soil or sand and keep moist. Transplant into the field from May 20th at the foot of the compost pile or in nutrient-rich soil. (Beware of slug damage!) Keep free from frost. Space individual plants at 80–100 cm on all sides. Harvest before the first frost. Store in at least 15º C.

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Sowing quantity 25 g/Are

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19190
Portion (ca. 10 seeds)
3.96 EUR
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