Great Pumpkin Commonwealth

The mission of the Great Pumpkin Commonwealth (GPC) cultivates the hobby of growing giant pumpkins, as well as other super-sized vegetables, by establishing standards and regulations that ensure quality of fruit, fairness of competition, recognition of achievement, fellowship and education for all participating growers and weigh-off sites.

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Heaviest pumpkin

The heaviest pumpkin weighed 1,226 kg (2,702 lb 13.9 oz) and was ratified by the Great Pumpkin Commonwealth at the 10th Campionato della Zuccone pumpkin festival held in Peccioli, Italy, on 26 September 2021. It was grown by Stefano Cutrupi (Italy) from Radda in Chianti, Tuscany.