Pumpkin - Pacific Giant
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The Pacific Giant pumpkin has been known to grow easily over 350 pounds!
- It's best to plant 4 to 5 seeds per hill with hills at least 8 feet apart.
- Day to Maturity | 120 days
Looking to have the largest homegrown pumpkin of all your neighbors? Try growing the NEW Pacific Giant, Pumpkin! They are easy to establish & produce fruit of enormous size! (think 350+ lbs.) They have a pale orange skin and a deep orange flesh. Make sure you leave plenty of room for this variety to sprawl. Vines can reach lengths up to 25 feet long. Considering the size of this variety, they are fairly quick to reach maturity at around 120 days.
The word pumpkin originates from the word pepon, which is Greek for “large melon". The French adapted this word to pompon, which the British changed to pumpion and later American colonists changed that to the word we use today, "pumpkin".