Let’s see if one of these giants can squash the world record

11 November 2019 - 07:00 By Alex Patrick
Peet Joubert with baby pumpkin 'Bubble' before the giant grew to 564kg, winning last year's Goliat van Gat pumpkin festival.
Peet Joubert with baby pumpkin 'Bubble' before the giant grew to 564kg, winning last year's Goliat van Gat pumpkin festival.
Image: Peet Joubert via Instagram

Now is the time to plant if you want to get your hands on the possible combined R145,000 prize for the biggest pumpkin in 2020.

That’s the view of experts ahead of the Goliat van Gat Pumpkin Festival, where Bubble, a 564kg behemoth grown by Peet Joubert, crushed the competition in 2018.

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