Big Max is part of the Cucurbita genus and is a Winter squash variety. Its scientific name is Cucurbita maxima 'Big Max'. Big Max is a variety of OP Winter squash . This variety typically produces fruit in the following colours: Orange.
Although often called a pumpkin, this is not a “true” pumpkin species (C. pepo).
Big Max grows as an Annual and is a Vegetable. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Normally growing to a mature height of 50.0 cm (1.62 feet), Big Max grows with a vine-like habit.
Huge, round to flattened-round, pinkish-orange fruits. Can reach 6 feet in diameter and 100 pounds or more. Excellent for prize pumpkins!
Big Max Winter squash is great for inexperienced gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.
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How to grow Winter squash 'Big Max'
Growing Big Max from seed
Transplanting Big Max
Harvesting Big Max
Often growing over 100 pounds each, these pumpkins are orange in color.Expect harvests to start to occur in mid autumn.
Winter squash 'Big Max' information
How long does Big Max take to grow?
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Popular varieties of Winter squash
- Big Max
- Burgess Buttercup
- Atlantic Giant
- Rouge vif d'etampes
- Galeux d'Eysines
- Turk's turban
- Uchiki Kuri
- Queensland Blue
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