New Record Smashes Old
Willem le Grange has taken the South African giant pumpkin record with a monster weighing in at 904.5kg. (1994lb)
The 904.5kg was grown from the 790 kg Lamprecht x 636 kg Le Grange ( 2095 Brandt x 2528 Geddes )
Beating the 867.5kg that was set last year.
This was set at The Giant Pumpkin Festival 2022, Heidelberg, WC and video of them can be viewed on that FB page.
2nd place came in at 839kg (1849lb)
3rd place came in at 730kg (1609lb)
New Goal for Southern Hemisphere Growers
With this amazing weight, it has pushed the Southern Hemisphere record even further.
It’s great to see. I wonder how much closer these growers can get to that world record.