Complete Records List

Updated: November, 2012

Category Class Size Metric Grower Location Date
Apple Heavy 4 lb, 1 oz 1.84 kg Chisato Iwasaki Hirosaki City, Japan 2005
             
Amaranthus Australia Tall 30' 2" 9.19 m Bo Persson Sweden 2012
    27' 10" 8.48 m Jessi Eldrid NY, USA 2007
    26' 7" 8.1 m Bo Persson Sweden 2011
    24' 4" 7.42 m Brian Moore Ewing, NJ, USA 2009
    15' 1" 4.6 m David Brenner Iowa, USA 2004
             
Artichoke Heavy Need Info        
             
Avocado Heavy 4 lb, 13.28 oz 1.98 kg Gabriel Ramirez Nahim Venezuela 2009
    4 lb, 6 oz 1.98 kg Anthony Lanos Australia 1992
    4lb, 4oz 1.93 kg Steve Podhaski Florida, US 2012
             
Bean, Runner Long 4' 3" 1.3 m Harry Hurley North Carolina, USA 1997
    32.2" .817 m Peter Glazebrook United Kingdom 2012
             
Bean, Spaghetti Long 2' 9" 83.82 cm Toni Velardo Worthing, UK 2008
             
Beet Heavy 51 lb, 10 oz 23.4 kg Norm Craven Ontario, Canada 2010
    51 lb, 9 oz 23.14 kg Ian Neale UK 2001
    51 lb 23.1 kg Brad Wursten Netherlands 2009
    44 lb, 6 oz 20.14 kg Brad Wursten Netherlands 2009
    42 lb, 12 oz 23.22 kg John Evans Alaska, USA 1999
    25lbs 11.34 kg T. Chambers Washington, USA 1854
             
Beet Long 21' 6.4 m Peter Glazebrook Newark, UK 2008
    19' 2" 5.84 m Peter Glazebrook UK 2011
             
Broccoli Heavy 35 lb 15.87 kg John Evans Alaska, USA 1993
             
Brussel Sprout Heavy 18 lb, 3 oz 8.25 kg Bernard Lavery UK 1992
             
Cabbage, Green Heavy 138.25 lb 62.71 kg Scott Robb US 2012
    127 lb 57.62 kg Steve Hubacek Alaska, USA 2009
    124 lb 56.24 kg Bernard Lavery UK 1989
    112 50.8 kg David Thomas UK 2011
    107 lb 48.59 kg David Thomas UK 2009
    76 lb 34.47 kg John Evans Alaska, USA 1998
    41.5 lb 18.82 kg Rosalyn Tobeck Olympia, WA, USA 2011
    35.5 lb. 16.1 kg Richard Raymond Estacada, OR, USA 2011
    27 lb, 8 oz 12.47 kg unidentified Washington, USA 1852
             
Cabbage, Red Heavy 45.25 lb 24.58 kg John Evans Alaska, USA 1994
    42 lb 19.05 kg R. Straw UK 1925
             
Cantaloupe Heavy 64.81 lb 29.4 kg Scott Robb Alaska, USA 2004
    40.5 lb 18.4 kg Mehdi Daho France 2011
             
Carrot Heavy 20 lb 9.07 kg Peter Glazebrook UK 2014
    18 lb, 13 oz 8.61 kg John Evans Alaska, USA 1998
    18 lb, 6.4 oz 8.35 kg Ian Neale UK 2013
    13 lb 5.9 kg David Thomas UK 2011
    7 lb 13 oz 3.54 kg Norm Craven Ontario, Canada ?
    5 lb, 7 oz 2.45 kg Brad Wursten Netherlands 2009
    5 lb 6 oz 2.44 kg Joe Atherton UK 2007
             
Carrot Long 19' 2" 5.84 m Joe Atherton UK 2007
    13' 2" 4.03 m Peter Glazebrook UK 2010
    2' 60.96 cm S. Abbott Washington, USA 1892
             
Cauliflower Heavy 54 lb, 3 oz 24.6 kg Alan Hattersley UK 1999
    31 lb, 4 oz 14.17 kg John Evans Alaska, USA 1997
             
Celery Heavy 75 lb 34 kg Ian Neale UK 2011
    63 lb, 4 oz 28.7 kg Scott Robb Alaska, USA 2003
    59 lb, 8 oz 27 kg David Thomas UK 2012
    49 lb, 2 oz 26.7 kg John Evans Alaska, USA ?
             
Chrysanthemum Tall 14' 3" 4.34 m Bernard Lavery UK 1995
             
Corn Tall 35' 3" 10.74 m Jason Karl NY, USA 2011
    34' 10.36 m Jason Karl NY, USA 2010
    31' 9.45 m Don Radda Iowa, USA 1946
    30' 9.14 m Edward Sturtevant West Indies 1899
    28' 11" 8.81 m Jason Karl New York, USA 1999
    28' 9" 8.78 m Norm Craven Ontario, Canada 1997
    28' 5" 8.66 m Don Radda Iowa, USA 1944
    27' 6" 8.38 m Millard Wood   1954
    27' 4" 8.33 m Jerry Dykhoff   1999
    27' 4" 8.33 m Jason Karl New York, USA 1999
    27' 3" 8.31 m Fred Muermann Chetek, Wisconsin, USA 1999
    27' 0" 8.22 m Bernhard Preis Germany 2011
    26' 11" 8.20 m Norm Craven Ontario, Canada 1999
    24' 7.25" 7.5 m Johnson/Butler Ontario, Canada 2011
             
Corn, Ear Long 36" 92.08 cm Bernard Lavery Wales 1994
             
Cucumber Heavy 27 lb, 5 oz 12.4 kg Alfred Cobb UK 2003
    22 lb, 6 oz 10.13 kg David Thomas UK 2011
    10 lb, 14 oz 4.94 kg Ross Kneightley UK 2009
             
Cucumber, English Long 42.1" 107 cm Ian Neale UK 2011
    37" 94 cm Ian Neale UK 2009
    36.1" 92 cm Alfred Cobb UK 2008
    33.7" 85.5 cm Bradley Wursten Netherlands 2011
    33.7" 85.5 cm David Thomas UK 2011
    23.3" 59.25 cm Mehdi Daho France 2009
             
Cucumber, English Heavy 27 lb, 4 oz 12.36 kg Ian Neale UK 2009
             
Cucumber, Asian Long 46 1/2" 1.17 m Yitzhak Yazdanpana Israel 2009
             
Daffodil Tall 5' 1" 1.55 m M Lowe UK 1979
             
Dahlia Tall 25' 7" 7.80 m R. Blythe Australia 1990
             
Foxglove Tall 10' 10" 3.30 m Lydia Foy Ireland 1997
             
Garlic Head Heavy 2 lb, 10 oz 1.19 kg Robert Kirkpatrick USA 1985
             
Gooseberry Heavy 2.19 oz 62 grams Bryan Nellist Whitby, UK 2009
    2 oz 61.04 grams K Archer UK 1993
             
Gourd Heavy 245 lbs 111.1 kg Paul Jeffiers Kentucky, USA 2001
    94 lb, 5 oz 42.78 kg Robert Weber Australia 2001
             
Gourd Long 11' 7.75" 3.51 m Fred Ansems Canada 2012
    11' 5.75" 3.5m Tom Wright US 2012
    11' 3" 3.43 m Caleb Jacobus Wisconsin, US 2010
    11' 2 1/4" 3.41 m Johnson-Butler Ontario, Canada 2009
    10' 10" 3.3 m Arnold Horde Netherlands 2012
    10' 9 1/4" 3.29 m Dwelly Massachusetts, USA 2009
    10' 9" 3.28 m Harnica Michigan, USA 2009
    10' 8 9/16" 3.27 m Todd Kline Quebec, Canada 2009
    10' 7 3/8" 3.24 m Urena California, USA 2007
             
Kale Heavy 105 lb, 15 oz 48.04 kg Scott Robb Alaska, USA 2007
    28 lb, 12 oz 13.04 kg John Evans Alaska, USA 1995
             
Kohlrabi Heavy 96.95 lbs 44 kg Scott Robb Palmer, Alaska, USA 2006
    63 lb, 15 oz 29 kg Dave Iles USA 2004
    39 lb, 8 oz 21.46 kg John Evans Alaska, USA 1998
    34.2 lb 15.5 kg David Thomas United Kingdom 2011
             
Leek Heavy 23 lb, 5 oz 10.6 kg Paul Rochester United Kingdom 2015
  &mbsp; 20 lb, 8 oz 9.2 kg John Pearson United Kingdom 2011
    19 lb, 4.8 oz 8.8 kg John Soulsby Gateshead, England 2006
    18 lb, 5 oz 8.31 kg John Soulsby Gateshead, England 2007
    17 lb 13 oz 8.08 kg Fred Charlton UK 2002
    16.8 lb 7.6 kg Peter Glazebrook UK 2012
             
Lemon Heavy 11 lb, 9 oz 5.265 kg Aharon Shemoel Israel 2003
             
Marigold Tall 10' 1" 3.07 m Rebecca Shanks Ohio, USA 2007
             
Marrow Heavy 206 lb, 8 oz 93.7 kg Brad Wursten Netherlands 2009
    143 lb 65 kg Ken Dade London, UK 2008
    136 lb 61.69 kg Mark Baggs UK 2005
             
Onion Heavy 18 lb 1.6 oz 8.19 kg Peter Glazebrook UK 2012
    17 lb 15 oz 8.15 kg Peter Glazebrook UK 2011
    16 lb 8.5 oz 7.51 kg John Sifford West Midlands, UK 2005
    16 lb, 1 oz 7.3 kg Peter Glazebrook UK 2011
    15 lb, 15 oz 7.23 kg Mel Ednie UK 1994
    14 lb, 11 oz 6.66 kg Peter Glazebrook UK 2008
    3.5 lb 1.59 kg JR Douglas Oregon, USA 1900
             
Parsnip Long 19' .5" 5.93 m Peter Glazebrook UK 2013
    18' 5" 5.61 m Peter Glazebrook UK 2012
    17' 1" 5.21 m Richard Hope UK 2003
    4' 9" 1.45 m T. Kennedy Oregon, USA 1900
             
Parsnip Heavy 17.3 lb 7.85 kg David Thomas UK 2011
    13 lb 5.9 kg Peter Glazebrook UK 2009
    10 lb, 8 oz 4.76 kg Colin Moore UK 1980
             
Petunia Tall 19' 1" 5.82 m Bernard Lavery Wales 1994
             
Pepper, Sweet Heavy 1lb, 5.9 oz 621 g Mehdi Daho France 2016
    1lb, 5.89 oz 620.5 g Steven DeRycke Honeoye Falls, NY 2012
    1lb, 5.48 oz 609 g Pavel Vergun Bahai, Brazil 2016
    1lb, 5.12 oz 599 g John Nieuwenhoff Canada 2016
    1lb, 4.84 oz 591 g Mehdi Daho France 2015
    1lb, 4.64 oz 584 g Mehdi Daho France 2011
    1lb, 4.32 oz 579.24 g Johannes Offermann Germany 2011
    1lb, 3.97 oz 566 g Sander Vanhoeyvelt Belgium 2014
    1lb, 3.61 oz 556 g Pavel Vergun Bahai, Brazil 2016
    1lb, 3.4 oz 549.98 g Michael Flynn Eden, NY, US 2011
    1lb, 3.2 oz 545.7 g Debbie Richards Palmer, Alaska, US 2004
    1lb, 1.03 oz 483 g Sander Vanhoeyvelt Belgium 2014
    1lb, 0.96 oz 481 g Michael Flynn Eden, NY, US 2010
    1lb, .83 oz 477 g Steven DeRycke Honeoye Falls, NY 2010
    1 lb, .48 oz 469 g Brad Wursten Netherlands 2011
    1 lb, .48 oz 468 g Brad Wursten Netherlands 2010
    1lb, .35 oz 463.57 g Steven DeRycke Honeoye Falls, NY 2012
    1 lb, .32 oz 461 g Brad Wursten Netherlands 2011
    1lb, 0.8 oz 456 g Michael Flynn Eden, NY, US 2007
    15.78 oz. 447.5 g Steven DeRycke Honeoye Falls, NY 2010
             
             
Potato Heavy 10lb, 15 oz 4.98 kg Peter Glazebrook UK 2011
    8lb, 4 oz 3.76 kg Peter Glazebrook UK 2010
    7 lb, 11 oz 3.5 kg Ken Sloane UK 1994
    6lb, 2 oz 2.78 kg Peter Glazebrook UK 2009
             
Potato, Sweet Heavy 81lb, 9 oz 37 kg Manuel Perez Spain 2004
             
Pear Heavy 4 lb, 8 oz 2.04 Warren Yeoman South Wales 1999
             
Pumpkin Heavy 2323 lb 1054 kg Beni Meier Switzerland 2014
    2230 lb 1011.5 kg Ron Wallace Green, RI, USA 2015
    2185 lb 991.1 kg Josiah Brandt WI, USA 2015
    2145 lb 973 kg Gene McMullen IL, USA 2015
    2109 lb 956.6 kg Lorell Zwiec WI, USA 2015
    2102 lb 953.5 kg Beni Meier Switzerland 2014
    2096 lb 950.7 kg Beni Meier Switzerland 2014
    2058 lb 933.5 kg John Hawkley CA, USA 2014
    2036 lb 923.5 kg Pete & Cindi Glasier CA, USA 2014
    2034 lb 922.6 kg John & Merri Barlow WI, USA 2015
    2032 lb 921.7 kg Tim Mathison Napa, CA, US 2013
    2009 lb 907.18 kg Ronald Wallace Greene, RI, US 2012
    1985 lb. 900.38 kg Gary Miller Napa, CA, US 2013
    1894 lb. 859.1 kg Tim Mathison Napa, CA, US 2013
    1874 lb. 850 kg Tom Mathison Napa, CA, US 2013
    1872 lb 849 kg Ronald Wallace Greene, RI, US 2012
    1843.5 lb 836.2 kg Steve Geddes Boscawen, NH, US 2012
    1818.5 lb 824.86 kg Jim & Kelsey Bryson Ontario, CN 2011
    1811 lb 821.5 kg Carl Graham Donkin, Nova Scotia, CN 2012
    1810 lb 821 kg Chris Stevens Wisconsin, US 2010
    1778.5 lb 806.7 kg Steve Daletas Pleasant Hill, OR, US 2012
    1775 lb 805.1 kg Thad Starr Pleasant Hill, OR, US 2012
    1770.5 lb 803.1 kg Charles Lieber Lexington, MA, US 2012
    1756 lb 796.5 kg Woodrow Lancaster Topsfield, MA, US 2012
    1753 lb 795.1 kg Jim & Kelsey Bryson Ormstown, Quebec, CN 2012
    1730.5 lb 784.9 kg Quinn Werner Saegertown, PA 2012
    1727 lb 783.4 kg Gerard Ansems Kentville, Nova Scotia, CN 2012
    1725 lb 782.45 kg Christy Harp Ohio, US 2009
    1725 lb 782.45 kg Ken Sweet Michigan, US 2010
    1689 lb 766.12 kg Joe Jutras Rhode Island, US 2007
    1678 lb 762.7 kg Phillip and Jane Hunt Ontario, Canada 2009
    1657 lb 761.4 kg John Hopkins Wisconsin, US 2010
    1674.5 lb 761.1 kg Steve Connolly Massachusetts, US 2010
    1674 lb 760.9 kg Kevin Marsh South Dakota, US 2010
    1663 lb 755.9 kg Jeff Zoeller Ohio, US 2010
    1662.5 755.5 kg Dave and Carol Stelts Pennsylvania, US 2009
    1662 lb 755.5 kg Don Young Iowa, US 2007
    1658 lb 753.6 kg Don Young Iowa, US 2009
    1645.5 lb 748 kg Brandt Bordsen California, US 2010
    1636 lb 743.6 kg Bob Liggett Ohio, US 2009
    1634 lb 742.7 kg Quinn Werner Pennsylvania, US 2010
    1631.5 lb 737.3 kg Daniel McKie New York, US 2007
    1622 lb 735.7 kg Don Young Iowa, US 2009
    1622 lb 735.7 kg Bob Liggett Ohio, US 2010
    1618.2 lb 735.5 kg Jim and Kelly Bryson Ontario, Canada 2010
    1611 lb 732.3 kg Mehdi Daho Belgium 2009
             
Pumpkin, Field Heavy 211 lb 95.7 kg John MacKinnon Strathlorne, NS, CA 2014
    209 lb 94.8 kg Quinn Werner Saegertown, PA, US 2012
    181 lb 82.1 kg John MacKinnon Strathlorne, NS, CA 2012
    162 lb 73.5 kg John & Mary MacKinnon Strathlorne, NS, CA 2011
Radish Heavy 68 lb, 9 oz 31.1 kg Manabu Oono Japan 2003
    9.9 lb 4.48 kg Peter Glazebrook UK 2010
    3 lb, 3 oz 1.44 kg Brad Wursten Netherlands 2009
    2 lb, 8 oz 1.13 kg O.E. Keith Washington, USA 1891
             
Rutabaga, Swede Heavy 118.18 lb 54 kg Ian Neale UK 2013
    85.8 lb 38.9 kg Ian Neale UK 2011
    82 lb, 14 oz 37.6 kg Scott Robb Alaska, USA 2009
    81 lb, 8 oz 37 kg Ian Neale UK 2009
    78 lb 35.4 kg David Thomas UK 2012
    77 lb 12 oz 35.29 kg Norm Craven Ontario, Canada ?
    75 lb 12 oz 34.36 kg Scott Robb Alaska, USA 1999
    53 lb, 28.8 kg John Evans Alaska, USA ?
             
Squash Heavy 1578 lb 716 kg Scott Holub Eugene, OR, USA 2014
    1486.6 lb 674 kg Joel Jarvis Canada 2011
    1263 lb 573 kg Andreas Baumert Germany 2011
    1236 lb 560.8 kg Vincent & McGill Ontario, Canada 2009
    1234 lb 560 kg Brad Wursten Netherlands 2007
    1217 lb 552.25 kg J. Jarvis Ontario, CN 2010
    1177 lb 533.88 kg Karl Haist New York, US 2008
    1132 lb 513.47 kg Vincent & McGill Ontario, CN 2008
             
Sunflower Tall 30' 1" 9.17 m Hans-Peter Schiffer Germany 2016
    28' 8.5" 8.75 m Hans-Peter Schiffer Germany 2013
    27' 8.23 m Hans-Peter Schiffer Germany 2012
    26'4" 8.03 m Hans-Peter Schiffer Germany 2009
    26' 8.0 m Richard Hope UK 2012
    25' 5 1/2" 7.76 m Martien Heijms Netherlands 1986
    24' 8" 7.52 m Scott Fenske Byon 1996
    23' 10.5" 7.28 m Martien Heijms Netherlands 1984
    23' 9" 7.24 m Martien Heijms Netherlands 1984
    23' 9" 7.24 m Norm Craven Ontario, Canada 1998
    23' 6.5" 7.18 m F. Kelland Exeter Devon, UK 1976
    23' 1" 7.04 m Steven DeRycke New York, USA 2016
    23' 1" 7.04 m Marvin Mitchell Michigan, USA 2016
    23' 7.01 m Fred Meurmann Chetek, Wisconsin, USA 1996
    22' 6" 6.86 m James White   1996
    22' 6" 6.86 m Steven DeRycke New York, USA 1998
    22' 2.5" 6.77 m Marvin Mitchell Fenton, Michigan, USA 2011
    21' 9 1/2" 6.64 m Fred Hain Ontario, Canada 2008
    21' 9" 6.62 m Norm Craven Ontario, Canada 2008
    21' 8.5" 6.62 m Johnson/Butler Ontario, Canada 2011
    21' 8" 6.60 m Horn Germany 2008
    21' 8" 6.60 m Arif Kahn London, UK 2016
    21' 5 1/4" 6.53 m Norm Craven Ontario, Canada 1999
    21' 3" 6.47 m Steven DeRycke New York, USA 2014
    21' 2 1/2" 6.46 m Dorothy Hain Ontario, Canada 2009
    21' 1" 6.43 m Johnson/Butler Ontario, Canada 2009
    20' 10" 6.35 m Fred Hain Ontario, Canada 2007
    19' 7" 5.97 m Arif Khan London, UK 2015
             
Sunflower Wide Head 32.25" 81.92 cm Emily Martin Canada 1983
    27.6" 70 cm Martin Rudorfer Germany 2012
    27" 68.6 cm Lee Zappa Sharpsville, PA, USA 2012
    26.2" 66.5 cm Jamie Courtney Fortey UK 2011
    25.25" 64.1 cm Steven DeRycke Honeoye Falls, NY 1994
             
Swiss Chard Heavy 71 lb, 12 oz 32.55 kg John Evans Alaska, USA 1995
             
Tomato Heavy 8 lb, 6.5 oz 3.81 kg Dan MacCoy Edmond, OK, USA 2014
    8 lb, 5.76 3.79 kg Fabrice Boudyo RI, USA 2015
    7 lb, 12 oz 3.52 kg Gordon Graham USA 1986
    7 lb, 8 oz 3.4 kg Steve Marley NY, USA 2015
    7 lb, 7.2 oz 3.38 kg Margaret & Glen Martin WI, USA 2014
    7 lb, 7 oz 3.37 kg Gianfranco Sarin Ontario, Canada 2006
    7 lb, 5.28 oz 3.32 kg Jane & Phil Hunt Ontario, Canada 2010
    7 lb, 5 oz 3.32 kg Maria DiFranco Ontario, Canada 2004
    7 lb, 4.32 oz 3.3 kg Juerg Wiesli Switzerland 2015
    7 lb, 3 oz 3.26 kg Nick Harp Ohio, USA 2009
    6 lb, 8 oz 2.95 kg Clarence Dailey Wisconsin, USA 1976
    6 lb, 3 oz 2.80 kg Rosa Gallalli   2004
    6 lb 2.5oz 2.79 kg Minnie Zaccaria New Jersey, USA 1997
             
Tomato Tall Plant 65' 19.81 m Nutriculture Limited England 2000
             
Turnip Heavy 39 lb 3 oz 17.78 kg Scott Robb Alaska, USA 2004
             
Watermelon Heavy 350.6 lb 158.98 kg Chris Kent Sevierville, TN, US 2013
    326 lb 147.9 kg Gabriele Bartoli Italy 2012
    291 lb 132 kg Chris & Janet Kent Sevierville, TN, US 2010
    268 lb 121.56 kg Lloyd Bright USA 2005
    239 lb 108.41 kg Leonard Canada 2008
             
Zinnia Tall 12' 6" 3.81 m Wallace & Wagner USA 2004
             
Zucchini Heavy 64 lb, 8 oz 29.26 kg Bernard Lavery UK 1990
    29 lb, 10 oz 13.45 kg John Evans Alaska, USA 1999