Atlantic Giant Pumpkin Seeds

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This packet sows up to 2 mounds.
Availability: In Stock
Want to grow a monster pumpkin? Start with 'Atlantic Giant'. In the right conditions, 'Atlantic Giant' pumpkins can reach an eye-popping size. Whether you grow a record breaker or not, you'll have a lot of pumpkin to carve for Halloween or to make into pies and soups. Buddy, Botanical Interests' garden-loving dog, only laments that they grow too large for him to play with!
$3.49 5 seeds

Botanical Name: Cucurbita maxima

Days to Maturity: 120 days

Family: Cucurbitaceae

Native: Southern South America

Hardiness: Frost-sensitive annual

Plant Dimensions: 15'–20' vines. 'Atlantic Giant' needs a lot of room to grow!

Variety Information: Pale to bright orange skin with thick cream or pale orange flesh. Enormous pumpkins can reach 4' in diameter and 200 or more pounds.

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 2 to 4 weeks after your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is 70°–90°F.

When to Start Inside: Not recommended except in very short growing seasons, 2 to 4 weeks before your average last frost date. Sow in biodegradable pots that can be planted directly in the ground. Transplant after your average last frost date, when weather is warm and settled.

Days to Emerge: 7–14 days

Seed Depth: 1"

Seed Spacing: 2 seeds per mound

Row Spacing: 10'–20' apart

Thinning: When several leaves, thin to 1 per mound

Harvesting: Harvest pumpkins before the first fall frost, and when foliage has begun to dry out. Cut stem with a knife, leaving 3"–4" of stem on the pumpkin. Do not hold the pumpkin by the stem; if stem attachment gets broken, or any part of the pumpkin bruises, the pumpkin may rot. Brush off any dirt or leaves. Ideally, cure at 80°-85°F and 80–85% humidity or a warm, sunny spot with good air circulation for 1 to 2 weeks before eating or storage. Do not allow harvested fruit to get wet.

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Atlantic Giant Pumpkin Seeds Reviews

2 reviews
Nice healthy vines
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We haven't reached the end of the growing season in August in zone 7, but we've got a volleyball sized pumpkin on one vine and baseball sized pumpkin on the other. Big, healthy, vines have been disease and mildew resistant and have stood up to a hot, dry Spring and a hot, damp, summer. Can't wait to see how big we can grow a pumpkin!
Eve Manis

Giant Atlantic
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Zero germination. No issues with other brands I have tried, but zero germination from the BI Giant Atlantics. Would not recommend.
Leslie
Owner Response: Hi Leslie, Thank you for sharing your experience. We are sorry you experienced poor germination with this seed. We do have our seeds tested frequently by a third-party laboratory to ensure germination levels exceed federal and our own standards. We pride ourselves on quality and guarantee our seeds. It appears you had a hard time with a few varieties. A customer service agent will contact you shortly to troubleshoot and see how we can help.

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