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Pumpkin Atlantic Giant

Pumpkins are exceptionally easy to grow, given adequate space and patience!  Giant pumpkins are as much work as you have the time.  

Germination: 6 - 10 days.  grown on a Vine, annual.  Yellow blossoms.  Rich, well-drained, fertilie soil.  Medium growth rate.

Planting: Sow seed when the weather is warm and all danger of frost is past. Pumpkins prefer rich, well-drained, fertile soil. Plant the seeds 1 inch deep, 4 - 5 to a hill, spacing hills 8 feet apart. Germination should take place in 6 - 10 days. Care: Water well during dry weather and mulch to reduce weeds. After seedlings grow 2 inches tall, thin to 2 plants per hill. For maximum size, remove all but 1 or 2 fruits from each vine and fertilize regularly. : Harvest fruits when the skin has turned completely orange. Cut from the vine, leaving a 2 inch stem attached to the fruit. Store in a warm, dry spot. This variety produces 200 to 300 pound squash-type pumpkins

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