Ideal if you want to make a Halloween lantern.
Mammoth pumpkins sometimes grow so big you may need someone to help you lift one.
Why not have a competition with your friends to see who can grow the heaviest one?
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How to Guide
Sow seeds individually on edge in small pots of moist seed compost 2cm (1in) deep. Place in warmth 15-18C (60-65F) and cover the pots with cling film until seedlings emerge. Grow on under cool, light conditions, but not in bright sun.
Sow straight into the soil about 5cm deep. Soak the soil with water as soon as you have sown the seeds. Seedlings should appear about two weeks later. You can also sow the seeds in little pots of seed compost. Plant them out in the garden when they are a few centimetres high.
Keep them well watered