GIANT PUMPKIN? - Knowledgebase Question

Ithaca, NY (Zone 5A)
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Question by edhetheringt
May 18, 2007
What can give me the best way to grow a giant pumpkin?

Answer from NGA
May 18, 2007
Pumpkins do best in full sun and rich soil that is kept evenly moist but not sopping wet. Here are some general pumpkin growing tips from Cornell extension. You may need to cut and paste the complete url into your browser to make it work correctly.


To grow a truly giant pumpkin you must start with seeds specially developed for yielding larger sized pumkins such as the Atlantic Giant strain such as the one decribed at the following web site, for example.

You may also want to refer to the information at the following web site from the New York State Giant Pumpkin Growers Assocation for extra tips.

Enjoy your project!

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