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Record-Size Vegetables


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The vegetables listed below hold
the current records for size,
according to
The Guinness Book of
World Records:


Beet (Garden): 42.75 pounds - grown in Palmer,Alaska USA in 1999 *

Broccoli: 35 pounds - grown in Palmer,Alaska USA in 1993 *

Cabbage: 124 pounds - grown in Great Britian in 1989.

Carrot: 18.985 pounds - grown in Palmer,Alaska USA in 1998. *
A Carrot 6 feet 10 1/2 inches long was grown in Great Britain in 1991.

Celery: 49.1 pounds - grown in Palmer,Alaska USA in 2000. *

Cucumber: 20 pounds,1 ounce - grown in Great Britain in 1991.

Garlic: 2 pounds,10 ounces - grown in California,USA in 1985.

Kale: 42.4 pounds - grown in Palmer,Alaska USA in 2001.

Kohlrabi: 43.7 pounds - grown in Palmer,Alaska USA in 2001.

Onion: 11 pounds,2 ounces - grown in Great Britain in 1992.

Parsnip: 171 3/4 inches long - grown in Great Britain in 1990.

Potato: 7 pounds,1 ounce (a tie) - Both were grown in Great Britain, one in 1982 and one in 1963.

Pumpkin: 827 pounds - grown in Washingtion,USA 1992.

Radish: 37 pounds,15 ounces - grown in South Australia in 1992.

Red Cabbage: 45.25 Pounds - grown in Palmer,Alaska USA in 1994. *

Squash: 821 pounds - grown in New York,USA in 1990.

Swiss Chard: 71.75 pounds - grown in Palmer,Alaska USA in 1995. *

Tomatoe: 7 pounds,12 ounces - grown in Oklahoma,USA in 1986.

Zucchini: 64 pounds,8 ounces - grown in Great Britain in 1990.


U.S. Records

Cauliflower: 31.25 pounds - Grown in Palmer, Alaska in 1997. *

Collard: 35 feet tall, 62 inches wide -grown in North Carolina in 1980.

Corn: 31 feet tall - grown in Iowa in 1946.

Eggplant: 5 pounds, 5 1/4 ounces - grown in South Carolina in 1984.

Lettuce: 18.0 pounds - grown in Palmer,Alaska in 1999 *

Lima Bean: 14 inches long - grown in North Carolina in 1979.

Onion: 7 1/2 pounds - grown in Arizona in 1984.

Pepper: 13 1/2 inches long - grown in New Mexico in 1975.

Rutabaga: 53.35 pounds grown in Palmer,Alaska in 1994. *

Sweet Potato: 40 3/4 pounds - grown in Georgia in 1982.

Vegetable Marrow: 59.0 pounds - grown in Palmer,Alaska in 1998. *

Zucchini: 37.5 pounds - grown in Palmer,Alaska in 2000. *


All Records Marked with (*)
Were Grown 100% ORGANICIALLY!

By Mr.John VR Evans of Palmer,Alaska

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www.alaskagiant.com

Thanks for all the help and info John!


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