Squash 'Atlantic Giant'

Pumpkin - Squash  'Atlantic Giant'

Common Name: Pumpkin
Genus: Squash
Cultivar: 'Atlantic Giant'

Category: Fruit & Vegetables

Height: 1.20 m (120 cm)
Spread: 0.30 m (30 cm)

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: humus-rich moisture retentive soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Hardiness: frost hardy

    If you want really big round yellow fruits then this is the one for you. These can grow to an enormous size and therefore this variety is especially popular with competition growers! It has the capacity to put on over 1kg of fresh weight every day but to achieve this it would need to be really well fed and watered. It is a tasty variety that is easy to grow and great for making jack-o lanterns at halloween or putting in pies.

  • Growing Instructions

    Sow indoors - March to May and plant out June to July
    Sow outside - May to June when the air temperature is above 5C
    Sow 2cm deep - it is important to lay seed vertically as if it is laid flat it may rot before germinating
    Thin plants to 1m apart April to August
    To fruit well they need to be planted with lots of room all around.
    Allow the skins to harden in the sun before harvesting

    Harvest: August to October. Allow the skins to harden in the sun before

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