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Giant Pumpkin Time Lapse

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This is the full lifespan of my giant pumpkin from planting to harvest.
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PlanesAndSirens (1 month ago)
Puyallup, WA????
PlanesAndSirens (19 days ago)
matt radach (19 days ago)
Is there any other? :)
PlanesAndSirens (1 month ago)
first, a small seed, then a big Pumpkin. NATURE IS AWESOME
WatchMehDuThangs (2 months ago)
so someone just leaves a camera sitting still in one place for months at a time.. i got my phone to do ky time lapses jfc..
The Mad Hatter (3 months ago)
Why can't you stand the pumpkin upright before it gets too big, so it looks better and not flattened on one side?
The Mad Hatter (19 days ago)
+matt radach Thanks, that makes sense.
matt radach (19 days ago)
If you grow them up right the vine will drape over the shoulder of the pumpkin and the vine will be stretched as the pumpkin grows. They will actually split and pull themselves off the vine if not positioned correctly. Also the blossom end of the pumpkin is the thinnest part of the shell and and if you turn the pumpkin with the stem on top it puts all the weight of the pumpkin on the blossom which can cause splitting or potential rotting if the blossom is in the dirt.
The Mad Hatter (3 months ago)
The stem can't be that small. The vine could also be lifted up.
Daniel Bagang (3 months ago)
The Mad Hatter The stem isn't long enough.
Amanda Jenkins (3 months ago)
jw but what is the song to this video please
Omar Essam (4 months ago)
one question , they were 4 plants , where are the rest ? did u merge them or they died :( ?
Erica Gray (4 months ago)
Cool it needs to be around a world record or so.
Truly Infamous (4 months ago)
Fun Fact: Pumpkins are the largest known berry.
matt radach (19 days ago)
Pumpkins are Fruits. The technical definition of a fruit is anything that develops from a flower.
Paul J (1 month ago)
I tried to be civilized, but you bruise easier than a peach, so I'm out. Bye.
Dat Boi (1 month ago)
+Paul J Once again, you're being rude.
The Mad Hatter (1 month ago)
Paul J Pumpkins are in the gourd family, meaning they are related to gourds but they are not specifically gourds. Squashes are also in the gourd family. Basically, gourds, squashes, pumpkins, watermelon, are all related if you believe in evolution.
Paul J (1 month ago)
Pumpkins aren't gourds, because you eat pumpkins. Gourds(still a fruit) are for utility and not generally edible. Pumpkins are squashes, and squashes are a fruit. Surely this can't be so difficult for you to look up yourself.
Twisted Pringle (4 months ago)
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Twisted Pringle darude - sandstorm
First Last (5 months ago)
there really is a video for anything on youtube.....
Dannielle Forsyth (6 months ago)
really enjoyed watching
Jackfinchbro (6 months ago)
Wow... that Pumpkin is just... *HUGE*!!! How heavy was it in the end so you know?
Jackfinchbro (5 months ago)
Okay, thanks!
Caiden Wichert (5 months ago)
it says at the very end 636 pounds
Jeffrey Fossaceca (6 months ago)
Wow! That's a giant! Great video! Thanks for sharing!
Xuskeuclite (6 months ago)
when i saw it from a different angel the pumpkin was intimidating
Ajplayer1212 articwolf (6 months ago)
Did you keep seeds from it
Emma Sartor (6 months ago)
it's cool to see em dance lol
DroCool (6 months ago)
XD I was thinking the same thing
TelgeFlytt (7 months ago)
What was the final weight?
KingG32 (7 months ago)
636.0 pounds.
TheSteveD75 (7 months ago)
So cool
Kalani'opio low (8 months ago)
:D it looks like their dancing.
William Powell (8 months ago)
PixelRunnerXFT (8 months ago)
LOL the sprout lets were dancing XD
PixelRunnerXFT (8 months ago)
Whoops meant sproutlets
melovescoffee (8 months ago)
ohh, what a fantastic video! Thanks for filming that. :D Very enjoyable!
Michael M (8 months ago)
go hawks
baseball1090 (9 months ago)
why does a bucket keep going over them?
matt radach (9 months ago)
I put that over them at night just to keep them a little warmer because its pretty cold here in the spring.
avater543 (9 months ago)
song name?
ImPacer (6 months ago)
Welcome home by Radical Face
XenoSlayer (9 months ago)
I want to watch it again, but set to "Bippity, Boppity , Boo."
Sandie Newstater (9 months ago)
Fantastic JOB, Thanks for sharing.
patakanz (10 months ago)
I showed this to my kids, and 5 year-old's favourite part was the truck :)
FantastyckplastycK (10 months ago)
where can i get the seeds for this one?
matt radach (10 months ago)
+FantastyckplastycK go to big
Ivan00864 (10 months ago)
Dave Heap (10 months ago)
Amazing video, just planted 7 out . cheers
RepublicOfCatyes (11 months ago)
nice detail in the shot of how the leaves wilt in the sun but perk up at night
Jan Bóbsdóttir (11 months ago)
great vid!
Brandon Lee (11 months ago)
thats enough to feed the whole village
youtube 4you (1 year ago)
3:15 it looks like a giant molar
MagicalCrates YT (7 months ago)
Marco Spampinato (1 year ago)
Wow awesome video
francesca davide (1 year ago)
Please, the title of this beautiful song!!!!!
ImPacer (6 months ago)
Welcome home by Radical Face
Sutch a gentleman (1 year ago)
Plants are so cute. Theyre so alive on time lapse videos, like they live their lives in slowmo.
Tommy Northwood (7 months ago)
They do only live for a fleeting season.
Tommy Northwood (7 months ago)
If you can hear them, they are so frantic trying to get their jobs done quickly before winter.
Camelia Pasion (1 year ago)
Whats the song called
Tyler Pagliazzo (1 year ago)
+Camelia Pasion Its welcome home by radical face
Angry Golem (1 year ago)
Talk about Flower power
Darcey harber (1 year ago)
Normal people are saying omg that's big ! I'm like OMG the old nickon camera song !!!
Diana Woods (1 year ago)
+A.touch.of. Ginge THATS where I know it from, gah thank you that was killing me haha
Anže Rogelja (1 year ago)
Can I get the seed?
fbxcycler (1 year ago)
Very interesting.  What was the time-lapse interval for the "growing from seed to pumpkin" part of the video?
BattleLord GT (1 year ago)
it says so in the bottom left corner
Manol Bello (1 year ago)
Hey that was an awesome video with an amazing nice matching song that You chose. I would to know the name of the song if someone out there knows??? Thanks in advance...
Christopher Sandoval (1 year ago)
Welcome Home by Radical Face
SavannahluvsPuppies (1 year ago)
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J Chavez (1 year ago)
Man, can that plant spread!
This Old Homestead (1 year ago)
Infuzer - (2 years ago)
Damn, this is a very good time lapse video, maybe the best ( really ) ! I want to do a time lapse too, but I don't know how ! ( it would be with a cherry seed, from seed to fruits )
Микола Питерский (2 years ago)
Blend of nature and technology good one.
SilentBob731 (2 years ago)
Awesome 'Possum....that's one giant pumpkin, right there. Also - shouldn't your name be Go(u)rd Radish, rather than Matt Radach  (just somethin' to "roll around the ol' pumpkin patch" as it were ;-) "Hey, see if they got any pie.... Bring me some Pie!!!"
Claire Lou (2 years ago)
brilliant just reaffirms my passion for gardening even more!
nachliele (2 years ago)
Something about this is just simple, beautiful and wholesome. I feel a little silly getting all sentimental over a pumpkin, but just watching those little leaves bending and turning to the sun, growing a little day by day from a tiny little seed to a massive pumpkin, was just so heartwarming. Loved this. Thank you for uploading!
Logan Nina (2 years ago)
Awesome video. Must have required a lot of patience to shoot them. Are those giant pumpkins edible?
matt radach (2 years ago)
I used a special waterproof time lapse camera which is programmed to take pictures at regular intervals and then the software makes it into a movie.  You can eat giant pumpkins but they tend to be pretty bland.
Susan Smith (2 years ago)
Not even sure how I got here, but this tlapse was outstanding. You are awesome. 
wardrich (2 years ago)
My son is learning all about how to grow pumpkins inn his kindergarten class. He was wondering why you had to cover the plant with the plastic tote near the start and wrap the pumpkin near the end? Was hoping you could answer his inquiring mind. Thanks!
wardrich (1 year ago)
+matt radach I just noticed this reply now.  Thanks for the response!  I'll show the video to my son again and let him know what the cover was all about.  :)
morning1500 (1 year ago)
+matt radach Fascinating! I was wondering about the plastic tote being on and off over the plant, then the blanket, etc... I just learned something, today. :) Nice work! :)
matt radach (2 years ago)
Many growers believe that keeping the fruit warm at night in the fall will help it grow better. Some people cover them with sleeping bags. I don't know if that's ever been proven. I didn't cover my pumpkin at all this year and it made it to 1223 pounds. That was a blanket I had over it at first to keep it warm. At the her end it was plastic over the top because it was raining and I wanted to keep it dry to prevent decay.
Matthew Blaquiere (2 years ago)
The wrap was used to protect against any frost as it damages the vegetable.
wardrich (2 years ago)
Thanks!  That certainly makes sense.  :)
Jere Rice (2 years ago)
Love the vid! Halloween is a few days away and i had a weird urge to watch a Pumpkin time lapse. I live in Puyallup :) 
Malissa Schmidt (2 years ago)
great for my students! thanks for sharing!
GoldFishTeam (2 years ago)
Whats the song called?
Hello Toys (1 year ago)
Welcome home - radical face
Gabrielle Bass (2 years ago)
peckman51 (2 years ago)
Darude- Sandstorm
kennabeable (2 years ago)
this is beautiful
nappybiscuit (2 years ago)
wow  That was very cool.  Well done.
Remo Peter (2 years ago)
Hey Matt Radach!! Do you know that you have one of the best videos on YouTube! Because it's about life, care, love, nurturing and growing!
George Washingpun (2 years ago)
That was so beautiful
Toilet (2 years ago)
Good Job! also the monster truck thing was funny XD
bearbarakat (2 years ago)
How awesome! :D
GammelFood (2 years ago)
Wahnsinn, das ist ja ein Mega Kürbis. Ein tolles Video und ein toller Sound. Dafür gibt es einen Daumen nach oben :)
kerstmanneke82 (2 years ago)
Did you grow it on Pepsi? I sure hope not... Planted some last year, but they died after being put in the ground. A shame.
Chris Bacon (3 years ago)
awesome, simply awesome
Seibertron101 (3 years ago)
This video is beautiful. l love the background music and the stunning view angles.
LadyMonoceros (3 years ago)
Videos like this remind me how amazing life and the planting of a single seed can really be.
9yearolddrivers (3 years ago)
Great video! Loved the toy truck part haha.
Rachel Fridley (3 years ago)
Kinda freaky the way they move, it reminds me of snakes :P
Jeanette Lamb (3 years ago)
Did you name your Pumpkin? It the start of growing season here down under, I planted my first Atlantic seeds yesterday. :)
ArtistCindyLi (3 years ago)
cool =)
Marli W (3 years ago)
Wow! That's so cool!
Beautiful Norfolk (3 years ago)
That's a biggun!
matt radach (3 years ago)
I'll switch my avatar over to a pic of the Jack o lantern.
Marli W (3 years ago)
If you watch this backwards, its about a prizewinning pumpkin who lives at a fair until a man takes it away to a small patch and forces it to shrink by taking away its moisture until it is the size of a pebble.
Marli W (3 years ago)
If you haven't already, can you show us the jack o' lantern in a video? Please and Thank you!
matt radach (3 years ago)
Yes you can carve them. I have a 600 Pound Jackolatern in front of my house right now. It is eating a normal sized pumpkin.
ShyCookie10 (3 years ago)
Can You use this for Halloween?
Autumn McCray (3 years ago)
Michael Wehar (3 years ago)
Awesome!! :D
matt radach (3 years ago)
"Welcome Home" by Radical Face
ironlithium (3 years ago)
that's really awesome! good job with the pumpkin! :D p.s. what is the name of the song??
J&J Acres (3 years ago)
That is great to know. Thank you so much for taking the time to reply.
matt radach (3 years ago)
Two reasons to cover the pumpkin are to protect the skin from the sun which can cause premature aging and to keep it warm on cool days and evenings. It is believed that keeping the pumpkin warm will allow it to grow better. I don't know if there is any scientific validity to this but all the heavy hitters do it so I follow suit.
matt radach (3 years ago)
Growing Atlantic Giants is a very specific Skill Set. I am still petty new at it myself but pretty much everything I know about I learned from a site called Big they have a message board and lots of links.
Jen Hen (3 years ago)
Do you have a website or anything that we can get growing tips on and why you did some of the things you did? I grew my first garden this year and am learning. Though I don't plan on taking on a project like this anytime soon, I'd love the tips to increase my pumpkin yield.
J&J Acres (3 years ago)
Enjoyed that. May I ask what benefit you get from covering the pumpkin toward the last week or so there? Thanks!
RavBlottr (3 years ago)
Hi Matt - just dropped you a YouTube message. Please check your inbox. Thanks
ljam445 (3 years ago)
it was like something from a different planet when the vines started growning
kindafoggy (3 years ago)
coasterpro (3 years ago)
I missed the fair this year but this almost made up for it!
Eduardo Garcia Valsi (3 years ago)
Excelente video amigo, si es posible, me gustaría que me mandaras algunas semillas de esta calabaza para probar de sembrarla en mi tierra, en buenos aires argentina, te dejo mi email para ponernos en contacto. Muchas gracias.