Pumpkin Dill's Atlantic Giant PVP - McKenzie Seeds
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- Open Pollinated
- Earthy with a hint of nutty flavor
- Best used to make jack o'lanterns.
- 8 to 10 days to germination
- 125 days to maturity
Dill's Atlantic Giant is the grand-daddy of pumpkins. This giant variety can grow to be a monstrous 45-225 kg (100-500 lbs.)! Watering frequently and adding fertilizer occasionally may aid its growth.
3g. (Approx. 8-10 seeds)
Sow a few seeds over a hill 9 to 12 inches tall and 1 foot across. Choose an area with full sun after any chance of frost has passed. Thin to 3 plants per hill when 1 inch tall. When vines are 3 inches high, thin to the strongest plant in each hill. Use a heavy organic mulch to control weeds. After harvest, allow to stand in garden a few days until skin hardens, then store in a cool, dry place.
Planting Depth: 2.5 cm (1")
Plantling Spacing: 3 per hill
Row Spacing: 1.5-1.8 m (5-6')
When the fruit sets, prune the fruits until only one or two are left.