20 Atlantic Giant Show Pumpkin seeds, Cucurbita maxima
The Atlantic Giant is the largest pumpkin for competing in the Half Moon Bay Annual Pumpkin Festival and any other Giant Pumpkin Contest. This variety can reach 2,000 pounds and is a favorite among serious farmers for growing the largest squash in the world.
Plant in spring after frost is over. Full sun, rich loam. Professional growers will trim back to one fruit and water daily.
Oregon. Photo by Nick Ares