Pumpkin Big Max (Cucurbita - maxima)
Grow the biggest jack o'lantern in your neighborhood! May reach 100 lbs. Also good for pies and canning. Big Max is the choice of giant pumpkin growers. Unlike some large pumpkins that are just blobs, Big Max has smooth, light orange skin and is perfect for Halloween carving or other holiday decorations. To achieve maximum size, grow one pumpkin per vine, water and fertilize regularly.
This packet sows 5 mounds.
Sow outside: RECOMMENDED 2 -4 weeks after average last frost, and when soil temperature has risen above 60 degrees.
Start inside: NOT RECOMMENDED. Except in very short growing seasons. 2 - 4 weeks before average last frost. Sow in paper or pulp pots that can be planted directly in the ground. Transplant when soil temperature is at least 60 degrees.