“King of all Giant Pumpkins”, Cucurbita maxima - Buff-coloured fruit, Also called 'Dills Original' originally selected by Canadian pumpkin breeder Howard Dill, (Windsor, Nova Scotia), he was “The Pumpkin King' winning loads of awards, If you're after a huge pumpkin, this is the one for you to try for the world title, there are ways & means to do it with a bit of research, but, for the normal gardener, this plant will also grow normal-sized 9 to 12-pound & up to 10 to 14-in across, with flesh that tastes really good. They also store for months on end. GARDEN HINT: Give the big one a try !!, Let only 1 (one) pumpkin develop on a vine, keep it well watered & let it show you what can be done for a larger size, Maturity of 105-110 days., Seed Count Approx - 6 avg
SOWING - (110 days) A warm spot, well-drained & fertile soil with plenty of composted organic matter and mulch to conserve moisture; Sow directly insitu after the threat of frost has passed. Sow one-inch deep rows spaced twenty-four to thirty inches apart
The astonishing Atlantic Giant holds the world record for both weights at over 1810 lbs (820 Kg) and diameter.