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Smallmouth (Team Ozark)


Are we seeing the new "it" seed in the making? The growth is incredible.


Any other potentials out there? My 816 Gansert is looking to go red hopefully.

I believe you can spot the dark orange ones by day 12 or so just by their shade. What do you have going?

7/14/2018 6:09:50 PM

Glenoma Kins

Southwest WA

Mr. Engel is into something good couldnt tell at first if it was going very orange now it looks like it will be.

7/14/2018 10:15:06 PM

Glenoma Kins

Southwest WA

All are looking orange this year in my patch but I dont know how to tell which will end up very orange or just mildly orange. Good luck on a pb Shannon.

7/14/2018 10:19:03 PM


Rhode Island

well I have the crosses I wanted
827 gerthart x 644 wolf) and ( 907 young x 644 wolf)

both poll 7/12/18 I do have some back up that I will cull soon. cant wait to see the color hoping to get the redish color on both. will be lookers for sure/

7/22/2018 10:49:36 AM



Awesome growth on Mabel! Around 50 lbs./day! Nice shape and color as well.

7/22/2018 2:20:19 PM



Don't know how big it is going to be but it sure looks good for shape and color if it holds up.

7/22/2018 4:10:13 PM

Glenoma Kins

Southwest WA

... On track for 2k according to the x40 formula.
Take care of that baby monster & keep us posted!

7/22/2018 6:18:43 PM


Anamosa, IA BPIowegian@aol.com

It is a great pumpkin. I hope he keeps it going to over a ton.

I have a good one going from one of Shannon's 1200 Engel seeds. www.bigpumpkins.com/Diary/DiaryViewOne.asp?eid=294105
470# on day 26, going 42# a day. Way bigger than anything I have ever grown. Just not nearly as good of shape as Mabel.

I think Shannon has the magic touch with the big and orange

7/23/2018 12:35:49 AM

Engel's Great Pumpkins and Carvings

Menomonie, WI (mail@gr8pumpkin.net)

Shhh you guys are going to Jinx me

7/23/2018 7:57:14 AM

Porkchop(team sLamMer)

Mohawk valley ny

Lol...that’s what I was thinking...GO LVP!!!!...I mean (..shh go lvp)...

7/23/2018 8:09:52 AM

Engel's Great Pumpkins and Carvings

Menomonie, WI (mail@gr8pumpkin.net)

Damn It...I got Jinxed Soft area around the stem..from who knows what.

7/30/2018 1:14:15 PM

Smallmouth (Team Ozark)


Can you carve it out?

7/30/2018 1:31:12 PM

Glenoma Kins

Southwest WA

Is she done?

7/30/2018 3:28:19 PM

Jay Yohe

Pittsburgh, PA

Sorry Shannon. She was on her way to something big.

7/30/2018 3:34:25 PM



Ouch Shannon! Sorry is all I can say.

7/30/2018 8:02:23 PM


Oak Grove, Mn

shanno, I thought mabel was going to be the sure winner of the Stillwater Showdown. I am sad..that I cant see her in all her glory. Is she old enough that you can get viable seeds? My pumpkins are not growing good enough shape for me to have much chance this year. I hope to have a chance to talk orange with you this fall..i wonder what pumpkin you and I would choose as compared to the rest of the growers at stillwater.

7/30/2018 9:02:04 PM

Porkchop(team sLamMer)

Mohawk valley ny


7/31/2018 7:22:02 AM

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