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Big Max Pumpkin

Biggest All-Purpose Pumpkin
  • SKU: 66293
  • For each offer ordered, get approx 25 seeds per packet
  • Zones: 3 - 9.
  • Height: 24 inches.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Germination: 6 - 10 days.
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Big Max Pumpkin

Description
Handsome pumpkins, up to 100 lbs. or more, make excellent pies and impressive jack-o'-lanterns. Fine-grained, bright orange flesh is great for canning or freezing. 110 DAYS.
Product Details
  • Seasonboth Spring & Fall
  • Unit of Measure approx. 25 seeds per packet
  • FormVine, annual.
  • LightFull sun.
  • Height24 inches.
  • SpreadVine
  • Spacing4 - 5 seeds to a hill, hills 6 feet apart.
  • Zones3 - 9.
  • FoliageGreen foliage.
  • Flower FormYellow blossoms.
  • BloomsSummer.
  • FruitRed-orange skin and thick, bright orange flesh.
  • Germination6 - 10 days.
  • Soil RequirementsRich, well-drained and fertilized soil.
  • Growth RateMedium growth rate.
  • Seed CountApproximately 25 seeds per packet.
  • PruningLightly cultivate or mulch to reduce weeds.
  • CommentsPlanting: Sow seed when the weather is warm and all danger of frost is past. Pumpkins prefer rich, well-fertilized soil. Plant seeds 1 inch deep, 4 - 5 to a hill, spacing hills 6 feet apart. Germination should take place in 6 - 10 days. Care: Cultivate or mulch to reduce weeds. Water well during dry weather. After seedlings grow 2 inches tall, thin to 2 plants per hill. Harvest: Harvest fruits when the skin has turned completely orange. Cut from the vine, leaving a 2 - 3 inch stem attached to the fruit. Store in a warm, dry spot. This variety produces squash-type pumpkins that grow to 100 pounds, with red-orange skin and thick, bright orange flesh.
  • Botanical NameCucurbita pepo 'Big Max'
  • SizeSquash-type pumpkins that grow up to 100 pounds or more.
  • Depth1 inch.
  • Days To Maturity110 days.
Shipping Schedule

Shipping Schedule

Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2018 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE Blueberries All Other Fruits Perennials,
Bulbs & Flowers
Trees & Shrubs Encapsulated
Earthworms &
Lady Beetles
Seeds
1A-4B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
5A 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
5B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
6A & 6B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
7A & 7B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/13 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
8A & 8B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/13 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
9A-10B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/13 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
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Date
All Grow Zones: Oct 29, 2018

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The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

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Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

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