A ton of fun! 'Atlantic Giant' can produce pumpkins that are 200 pounds or more. Aim for a ribbon at your local fair. A spectacular Jack OÆLantern.
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!
Variety InfoPale to bright orange skin with thick cream or pale orange flesh. Enormous pumpkins can reach 4' in diameter and 200 or more pounds.
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.
RECOMMENDED. 2 to 4 weeks after your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is 70°–90°F.