Vegetables
Heredity: Open Pollinated

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 18 to 24 inches
Plant Spread: 8 to 12 feet
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Edible Parts: Seeds or Nuts
Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Various insects

Victory Seed Company sells seeds of 'Dill's Atlantic Giant'.

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Common names
  • Pumpkin

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Location: Maine
Date: 2020-10-16
Location: Maine
Date: 2016-09-28
Far left weighs 117 lbs , far right 131lbs
Location: Maine
Date: 2016-09-22
I wear an 8.5 shoe, they are still growing!
Location: MN state fair

Date: 2017-07-12
Freshly set fruit
Photo by Anderwood

Date: 2017-06-27

Date: 2017-06-28

Date: 2017-06-28
Comments:
  • Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Dec 29, 2016 2:18 PM concerning plant:
    These pumpkins can attain a weight in the 300 to 500 pound range.

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