Pumpkin Big Max – Item #3925


These giants can weigh in at 100 lbs. Attractive round shape and smooth, bright orange skin make it fun to carve. Allow four months of growth to reach maximum size.

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Additional information

Weight 6 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1″ (3cm)

Plant Space: 6′ (1.8m)

Row Space: 6-10′ (1.8-3m)

Sprouts In: 10-15 days

Big Max needs a long warm season to reach full size. Plant in full sun or partial shade in rich soil. Start outdoors about two weeks after last spring frost, or indoors two weeks prior to last frost date. Feed monthly with side dressings of compost or vegetable fertilizer.

For the largest pumpkins, prune to one fruit per vine. Set upright while still young. Harvest when rinds are hard and bright orange.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Cucurbita maxima

Matures In: 120 days