A fascinating time-lapse video of a giant pumpkin growing up to 700 lbs has been making waves on social media. The video, which is only 30 seconds long, shows the massive growth of the pumpkin from a tiny seed to a gargantuan fruit. It has already garnered over 3.4 million views on Twitter, with many viewers in awe of the pumpkin's impressive size.
Timelapse of a massive 700lb pumpkin growing.pic.twitter.com/17rKPFQW8E
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The pumpkin was grown by planting a single large pumpkin plant and removing all the flowers and fruits except the one that the grower wanted to grow. This allowed all the nutrients and energy to be focused on that one fruit, resulting in its massive size. The time-lapse video captures the pumpkin's growth in just 30 seconds, making it a captivating watch for all.
Some viewers have been expressing their desire to grow their own giant pumpkin. The video is a testament to the wonders of nature and the amazing things that can be achieved with dedication and patience.
The Twitter video of the 700-pound pumpkin has inspired viewers around the world, with comments ranging from "That's gotta be a good decor for Halloween" to "I find this pumpkin growing to be inspirational for some reason." Some even joked that the pumpkin must have been trained to drink only seltzer!
Growing Garden Giants
Growing giant pumpkins is a fascinating hobby that has become increasingly popular in recent years. People all around the world are competing to grow the biggest and heaviest pumpkins, with some weighing in at over 1,000 lbs.
The current world record for the heaviest pumpkin is held by Stefano Cutrupi from Italy, whose pumpkin weighed in at a staggering 2,702 lbs in 2021.
So, how do people achieve this incredible feat?
Growing giant pumpkins requires a lot of time, patience, and effort. It is important to start with good quality seeds. There are specific varieties of pumpkin that are bred specifically for their ability to grow large. Then, plant them in nutrient-rich soil. The plants need to be watered regularly and fertilized throughout the growing season.
To ensure that the pumpkin grows to its maximum size, it is important to remove all of the other pumpkins and flowers from the plant so that all of the nutrients are directed to the chosen pumpkin.
If giant garden harvests fascinate you, you'll want to read more here: Garden Giants: Uncovering the Jumbo-Sized Vegetables of the World