The world record holder in giant pumpkins at 2009 lbs. If you want the biggest of the biggest pumpkins, Dill’s Atlantic Giant is the one for you to grow. It tastes good too! Create a fascinating and fun garden project. Open Pollinated 1985. Start indoors for areas with late frost dates.
Annual grow in all zones, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
ALL Tolerant of most soils, Chalky Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Peaty Soil, Saline Soil, Sandy Soil, Silty Soil
Maturity (Vegetables Only):
120 - 130 Days
h: Up to 4 Feet
Drying and Crafts, Fodder/Wildlife/Shelter
Start indoors or sow after danger of frost. Plant 1" deep, 4-5 to a hill with hills 8' apart. Water well in dry weather and mulch to reduce weeds. Thin when 2" tall to 2 plants per hill. For max size keep 1 fruit on each plant.