The size of the First Prize Pumpkin will range from 50 lbs. to a whopping 150 lbs. with a bright color superior to the Atlantic types. Truly a first prize, this pumpkin variety will be a great addition for those who want the biggest and best. The First Prize matures in 120 days from planting on vigorous vines. This pumpkin is compared to Prizewinner F1.
The Yellow of Paris Pumpkin is a large yellow to peach colored pumpkin that is an old French native that is still popular today. These large, flattened round beauties are very similar to Cinderella pumpkins and can weigh up to 50 pounds! This variety is mainly used for making pies, soup or baked. The Yellow of Paris is known for its delicious, tender flavor when cooked.
Dill's Atlantic Giant Pumpkin plant can produce some of the largest pumpkins in the world! This variety has been a past winner for the world record size of 1,810 lbs! This pumpkin will easily produce 300-500 lb. fruits with ease. Pumpkins have rough skin and beautiful ribbing. The Atlantic Giant will grow at an astonishing pace if given adequate nutrients and spacing. Sow the seeds outdoors when danger of frost is past, or start indoors in peat pots.
The Big Max is the largest pumpkin for carving faces or novelty. The nearly round, 17-18 in. in diameter, fruits average 100 lbs. Big Max has a slightly rough red-orange skin with a bright yellowish-orange 3-4 in. thick flesh. This pumpkin variety is a large exhibition type that is also good for pies or canning.