1068 Wallace

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1068 Wallace (845 Bobier x 898 Knauss[1]) was an Atlantic Giant pumpkin grown by Ron Wallace in Rhode Island, United States during 2003.[2] The fruit's progeny includes dozens of other pumpkins over 1,000 pounds, including the 1502 Wallace in 2006,[1] at the time the heaviest pumpkin in the world,[3] its seeds have been described as the most sought-after of their kind,[4] and have sold for $850 apiece at auction.[2]

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  1. ^ a b "1068 Wallace". PumpkinLink. Retrieved May 12, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b Laura Meade Kirk (October 28, 2007). "Carve out time to appreciate the Great Pumpkin". The Providence Journal. Retrieved May 12, 2010. 
  3. ^ Edward Fitzpatrick (October 12, 2008). "Good grief, pumpkin World Record stands". The Providence Journal. Retrieved May 12, 2010. 
  4. ^ "A One-Ton Pumpkin?". CBS News. October 28, 2007. Retrieved May 12, 2010. 

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