Fandom

WikiGardener

Cucurbita maxima 'Atlantic giant'

712pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share
Pumpkin
Atlantic giant
Atlantic Giant Pumpkin
An Atlantic giant grown in Osaka Prefecture, Japan (photograph taken July 2007)
Scientific Classification
Species: Cucurbita maxima

Atlantic Giant is the common name for a pumpkin variety bred publicly to produce large fruit. More precisely, it refers to the round phenotypes of the giant squash variety of the species Cucurbita maxima, bred from simple Hubbard squash material. The uniqueness of this variety lies in its production of fruits more massive than those produced by any other plant in the world. Fruit can exceed 6 feet (1.8 m) in diameter. The heaviest Atlantic Giant on record weighed 1,725 pounds (782 kg) and was grown in Jackson Township, Ohio, in 2009.

ExamplesEdit

ReferencesEdit

v  d  e
Squash varieties
Courgette varieties Gold rush · Opal · Tondo di toscana · Zucchini
Marrow varieties
Pumpkin varieties Atlantic giant
Other squash varieties Acorn · Big max · Butternut · Harlequin · Honey bear · Kabocha · Pattypan · Pink banana · Spaghetti squash · Sugar pie · Uchiki kuri · Yellow scallop

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.