Super Squash: 2,554-Pound Pumpkin Carves Out New U.S. Record


At a glance

  • Anational record for the heaviest pumpkin was set Saturday at the Great Pumpkin Farm in Buffalo, NY.
  • The pumpkin, grown by Scott Andrusz of Williamsville, came in at 2,554 pounds. According to a recent report, the national record was previously 2,528 pounds before the local grower’s pumpkin was presented Saturday at the Clarence farm.
  • Andrusz had originally hoped to just break the New York State record of 2,517 pounds, according to a news release. His pumpkin will be on display through Oct. 16 at the Great Pumpkin Farm.

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