Welcome to the authentic pumpkin file web page. That is the official web page figuring out the heaviest pumpkins on this planet per nation.
That is the present 2022 checklist of the High 10 largest pumpkins grown thus far. The vast majority of these pumpkins have been grown in Europe and the UK, however solely 4 of the pumpkins have been grown within the USA. Europe has the highest 4 largest pumpkins recorded thus far.
The World File Pumpkin as of Oct 2021 is from Stefano Cutrupi from Italy of 1226 KG (2708.8 lbs)
Scroll to the bottle of the web page to see every pumpkin file by Nation. It’s listed by Nation, State, or Provence for the heaviest pumpkin in that area. Thus far, 24 new 2022 large pumpkin data from world wide have been recognized.
It takes a variety of effort and time to develop these enormous pumpkins. The vast majority of these pumpkin growers have failed throughout the rising course of. Some key components in rising an enormous pumpkin are the seed, watering, burying the vine node, and eradicating different pumpkins from the plant. When deciding on a seed, perceive the genetics which is handed to the seeds. Figuring out the mother and father of a pumpkin seed will help you choose which seed to develop.
Let’s check out our present 2022 High 10 pumpkin growers. If you wish to see the pumpkin data, please scroll down the web page.
10. 2517.7 kilos by Ruben Mendi (1142 kg)
Rubén Mendi of Valtierrano was proclaimed the 2021 winner of the Large Pumpkin Contest held in his hometown. Mendi introduced a specimen with a complete weight of 1,142 kilos, staying very near the Spanish file that he himself holds with the pumpkin with which he gained the final version (1,157.50 kilos). The world file remains to be held by Belgian farmer Mathias Willemijns with a 1,191 kg specimen.
Mother and father of this pumpkin, Mom 2183.7 Mendi, Father 2551.9 Mendi
DQ – 2520 Kilos by Mike Schmit – Disqualified
In 2021, Mike Schmit grew the most important pumpkin in america in Markesan, Wisconsin. It weighs 2,520 kilos. Sadly, a tiny crack within the pumpkin disqualified it from coming into any competitions this 12 months. If you happen to watch his YouTube Channel, you’ll see he grew a bigger pumpkin of 2593 however it additionally failed due to an enormous crack.
9. 2528 kilos by Steve Geddes (1146.7 kg)
As we strategy the tip of the High 10 pumpkins, Steve grew this 2018 pumpkin in Boscawen, New Hampshire. Per the pictures, we see a variety of blissful folks dwarfed by the large pumpkin. The pumpkin was weighed at Deefield Honest. Pumpkin growers belong to the Nice Pumpkin Commonwealth pumpkin to compete with others with spectacular pumpkin weights.
Mother and father of this pumpkin, Mom 1911 Urena, Father 1803 Gadberry
8. 2537.5 kilos by Don Crews (1151 kg)
In 2022 Don Crews of Lloydminster broke the Canadian file with an infinite pumpkin weighing 2537.5 kilos.
“This one was somewhat tougher to load. It tipped the skid-steer once I was attempting to load it. I knew we have been in hassle then. I needed to get the massive outdated forklift and put it on. I may inform on the trailer it was fairly heavy. And you recognize it’s going to be an issue all over the place as a result of it’s just a bit bit obese in comparison with all the pieces else they’ve been coping with there.”
Dipping the dimensions at a hefty 2537 kilos, to beat the outdated file by some 500-plus kilos for a gourd produced in a single rising season.
Mother and father of this pumpkin, Mom 2365 Wolf, Father 300 Crews
7. 2551.9 kilos by Ruben Mendi (1157.5 kg)
On September 12, 2020, the XII version of the worldwide large pumpkin honest was held on the Oasis de Bardenas lodge in Valtierra. As soon as once more the Valtierrano Rubén Mendi prevailed, who along with reaching the Spanish file, managed to position his pumpkin because the second heaviest on this planet.
On the weigh-off, Mendi revalidated his triumphs of 2017, 2018, and 2019. He gained with a pumpkin that weighed 1157.50 kg (2551.9 lbs) on the dimensions. In 2019, Mendi gained with a 990.5 kg pumpkin. The second heaviest pumpkin was that of the British Paton brothers, from the English city of Lymington, which weighed 934.5 kg. Because of the pandemic, the Paton brothers didn’t attend the competition in individual.
He enjoys the pastime of rising massive pumpkins and has impressed Spain by profitable a contest with a large specimen weighing 1157.9 kilos.
Mother and father of this pumpkin, Mom 2183.7 Mendi, Father self
6. 2554 kilos by Scott Andrusz (1158.5 kg)
In 2022, the Andrusz household in Lancaster is impressed with their 2254 lb pumpkin. Retired business farmer Scott Andrusz spent sleepless nights tending to a large gourd in his area and eventually got here up with a brand new US file that solely lasted every week – a plump pumpkin weighing in at 2,554 kilos. It’s not the primary time they tried going after a file, and it’s not a simple job to attain. They’ll inform you, it’s important to take into account the soil, increase a construction to maintain it out of the solar, defend the pumpkin from critters and by no means let one other pumpkin develop on the identical vine.
Have you ever ever tried to drift a pumpkin and paddle it throughout a lake? It’s regatta time on the West Coast Large Pumpkin Regatta.
The mother and father of this pumpkin are Mom 2365 Wolf, Father 1885.5 Werner
5. 2560 kilos by Travis Gienger – (1161 kg)
Travis Gienger in 2022 from Anoka, Minnesota beat his outdated pumpkin state file of 2350 kilos with a mammoth 2560-pound pumpkin. He’s presently the heaviest pumpkin grown within the USA. Travis drove this pumpkin all the best way from Minnesota to enter and win the $9 per pound prize cash from the 49Th Half Moon Bay Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off. His pumpkin gained the occasion and if my assumption is right, he netted $23,040 from this occasion. If he would have crushed the World File, an additional $30,000 would have been added to his prize winnings.
Mother and father of this pumpkin, Mom 1885.5 Werner, Father SIB
4. 2593.7 kilos by Ian & Stuart Paton – 185 Stones (1176.5 kg)
Effectively, the Paton brothers did it once more. In 2020, they grew a 1176.5 KG – 185 Stone, pumpkin within the UK. It is a new UK pumpkin file.
A pair of twins have grown UK’s largest pumpkin and weighed in at a whopping 2,593.7lb- heavier than two polar bears.
Ian and Stuart Paton, 59, from Lymington in Hampshire’s New Forest Nationwide Park, have crushed the earlier UK better of 2,433lb and narrowly missed out on the world file by simply 31lb.
One distinctive concern about this pumpkin, it was grown in a greenhouse versus open air.
Mother and father of this pumpkin, Mom 1875 Mendi B, Father 2005 Haist
3. 2624.6 kilos by Mathias Willemijns (1190.5 kg)
The third largest pumpkin thus far goes to Mathias Willemijns from Deurle, Belgium. That is the most important pumpkin in Belgium. The pumpkin was weighed on the European Pumpkin Weigh-Off in 2016.
Father or mother of this pumpkin, Mother2145 McMullen, Father 1872 Willemijns
2. 2656.1 kilos by Ian & Stuart Paton (1204.8 kg)
Ian & Stuart are from Lymington, UK. That is the 2022 largest pumpkin thus far grown in the UK.
This huge pumpkin would make one gigantic jack-o’-lantern. The large pumpkin weighed 2656.1 kilos and was grown by Ian and Stuart Paton, twin brothers from England.
The worst factor about rising a big pumpkin is transporting it to the weigh-off. Sadly, this pumpkin fell off the trailer throughout transportation to South Hampton Pumpkin Competition. You possibly can view the video of the pumpkin being loaded again on the trailer.
The mother and father of this pumpkin Mom 1940 Urena, Father (pollinator) 2356.7 Mendi
1. 2702.8 kilos by Stefano Cutrupi (1226 kg)
The biggest pumpkin thus far and the World File goes to Stefano Cutrupi from Italy a local of Bordighera however who has lived for a few years in Radda in Chianti. The pumpkin was weighed on the Huge Pumpkin Competition in Peccioli, Italy 2021.
This pumpkin might be taken to the European championship held in Stuttgart, Germany for show and to take part within the native championship weigh-off.
This pumpkin measured excessive (OTT) 1300 cm or 511 inches, however when you take a look at the picture it actually doesn’t characterize how enormous the pumpkin actually is. The Peccioli competitors was very interesting by providing prizes for the large pumpkins. The prizes ranged from eighth place to first with awards from 50 euros to three thousand for first place with a world file. A pleasant worth for Stefano Cutrupi when he was paid 2 euros per kg for the brand new Italian file.
The mother and father of this pumpkin Mom 1885.5 Werner, Father Self
DQ – 2907.85 Kilos by Ian & Stuart Paton – Broken Disqualified
Nice pumpkin, however you’ll be able to’t obtain an official World file if the pumpkin is broken. Often, a broken pumpkin has a crack on the stem the place you’ll be able to slide a small spherical object into the middle core or the underside of the pumpkin is cracked as a result of rot or excessive stress. This isn’t the tip for Ian and Stuart and I’m certain they may get the World File in due time. This pumpkin was grown in 2022.
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 Pumpkin was grown in Virginia, however the grower lives in North Carolina
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