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JABC (Jordan)

Kelowna, British Columbia

http://bigpumpkins.com/Diary/DiaryViewOne.asp?eid=332999

I'm not an expert on pumpkin growth curves but with the way this one is growing combined with the patons ability to keep them growing well past 100 days I feel like it could end up taping well in excess of 3000 lbs.

Amazing job fellas, I always look forward to your diary updates.

7/21/2022 6:18:36 PM

KC Kevin

Mission Viejo, CA

Taping over a ton on DAP 50???? That's just nuts!! You two gentlemen are going to run out of chart!!

7/21/2022 6:44:18 PM

DKrus

Cheshire Ma USA

Great job, keep it going !!

7/21/2022 7:18:15 PM

steveviscious89

New Castle, Indiana

Judas priest a ton and a half....I mean there comes a point where the fruit just can't take it anymore right??

7/21/2022 7:57:18 PM

cojoe

Colorado

Yep,great job keep her going.Uncharted waters-I'm rooting for you two.

7/21/2022 11:25:33 PM

pg3(Ashton)

Lodi, California

It's 500 lbs ahead of the 2702 on 50 dap. Easy 3000lbs if they can keep it going

7/22/2022 1:45:40 AM

pg3(Ashton)

Lodi, California

add onto that the fact that the big ones almost always go a bit heavy, it's looking like a good year for the Patons

7/22/2022 1:48:03 AM

JABC (Jordan)

Kelowna, British Columbia

steveviscious89 I remember reading this article a few years back about this mathematician / physicist who was able to calculate the absolute maximum weight that a pumpkin could theoretically grow to before structurally failing. It was a little over 20,000 lbs when the fruit had the most ideal shape and wall thickness.

7/22/2022 1:52:20 AM

algae

Salem, Ohio USA

Sorry you lost the Werner B. Best of luck on the Werner A.

7/22/2022 10:09:02 AM

cjb

Plymouth, MN

Anyone catch what the cross is on 1885A?

7/22/2022 12:58:49 PM

steveviscious89

New Castle, Indiana

JABC - hah...well I guess we have some headroom then.

7/22/2022 4:46:33 PM

pg3(Ashton)

Lodi, California

Cjb they're both crossed with the 2356 if I read their diary correctly. Should be a good cross, seeing as their 2356 is still on near wr pace unless its slowed down lol.

7/22/2022 6:51:48 PM

pg3(Ashton)

Lodi, California

Scratch that the 2356 is on 60 dap, not 50. Still very good

7/22/2022 6:54:19 PM

Sankalp

Roseville CA

I think they may beat the world record multiple times this year! AND be the first with 3000-pound pumpkins!

7/22/2022 8:36:14 PM

Smallmouth (Team Ozark)

Missouri

Cool customers, I don’t know how those dudes have any hair left doing this year after year.

7/22/2022 10:06:37 PM

So.Cal.Grower

Torrance, Ca.

After 15 to 18 years shooting for the world record by bending nature, feeding to keep things perfectly balanced, having the ability to keep the temperature right where it should be, shading by computer when the sun is at its best time for burning leaves, spending 4 to 6 hours daily in the patch and many other things to make these things grow bigger then they should. I hope they hit 3000 or at least 2800!! I can't think of anyone who deserves it more then theses two men!!
Keep at it guys, don't blow that fruit and keep twisting mother nature further and further!! You got this!!

7/23/2022 1:42:09 PM

Doug14

Minnesota(dw447@fastmail.fm)

Remarkable! I recall when Ron Wallace broke the 1500 lb. barrier. I thought that was close to the upper limit for these pumpkins. Little did I know.

7/27/2022 1:33:33 AM

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