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Growing a 1,223 pound pumpkin from seed to scale in time-lapse

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Over the course of five months in 2014 — from a sprouting seed to a fair-ready 1,223 pound pumpkin — competitive pumpkin grower Matt Radach protected and pampered his growing plant, as captured in this time-lapse video. His pumpkin won 5th place at Washington State’s Pullayup Fair.

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Radach has made other seed to scale time-lapses, including this 636 pound pumpkin in 2013. They start out so small.

pumpkin seedlings

Next, some details: How to grow a giant pumpkin for a giant pumpkin contest.

Plus, more pumpkins, farms, and gardening.

Thanks, @hubs.

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