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Click on a thumbnail picture below to see the full size version. 9 Entries.
Friday, January 1 View Page
717 ott is 431 inches biggest ott i have ever grown weigh in is in seven days will be shame to pick it if still growing
 
Wednesday, January 6 View Page
2095picked for guess the weight on saturday hope it makes it slid off the forks fell 3 feet and half landed on pallet 2 cracks in it unfortunately dont think there will be a lot at the weigh in been a tough year weatherwise
 
Wednesday, January 6 View Page
other view
 
Wednesday, January 6 View Page
heres the runner up to where it was cut off it was only set 12 feet out both were set closer than i like this year this one has shorter sections between the leaves but as the plant grew out they seemed to get more normal looking the plant just didnt have the vigour or tolerate the hotter days as the other plant did both had identical treatments the 717 is a seed out of a pumpkin i grew from my 743 and pollinated it with a 2036 glasier plant i have always used it as a backup but end up pulling it out but this year it has had a chance and i think it is the biggest i have ever grown ott a friend john leadbeater grew it at kyogle and said it stood up well in the 40 degree days so were both keen to give it another go next year
 
Wednesday, January 6 View Page
right pic
 
Friday, January 8 View Page
picking 717 weighin tomorrow looks big without cover
 
Friday, January 8 View Page
wow didnt think it would be this heavy 866.5 kgs the biggest i have ever grown
 
Friday, January 8 View Page
had to get a bigger pallet ended up about 447 inches when measured out of patch
 
Friday, January 8 View Page
all loaded gets weighed tomorrow hopefully wont lose much weight by time we weigh it gotta wonder if it will sunburn never had sun on most of it
 

 

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