Our world is full of wonders and sometimes you don’t even need to go to exotic places to find them. Have you seen the largest pumpkin on Earth? If that’s not amazing, then we don’t know what is! Farmers all over the globe experiment with fruits and vegetables to grow the most outstanding cucumbers, potatoes, watermelons and carrots the world has never seen. And sometimes they grow by themselves completely unexpected! We can only marvel at those amazing foods and wait for whatever comes next. Here are 10 of the largest vegetables and fruits in the world.
The biggest sweet potato in the world – 24.9 lbs
Khalil Semhat, a Lebanese farmer, lives in the South of the country in a small city of Tyre. He was shocked more than everyone else when he realized that he had grown the biggest potato in the world that weighed 24.9 lbs. This huge potato set a new world record!
World’s largest marrow – 113 lbs
People at the National Amateur Gardening Show in Somerset couldn’t believe their eyes when two men carried in a vegetable that weighed 65 kg. This huge marrow was grown by Ken Dade from Norfolk. It set a new Guinness World Record being heavier than its predecessor by 3 kg.
The biggest jackfruit in the world – 76 lbs
This pretty old world record from 2003 remains unbeaten until today. George and Margaret Schattauer from Hawaii miraculously grew this huge sweet fruit. Although it’s native to India, this jackfruit grew to be as heavy as 34.6 kg!
The largest green cabbage on Earth – 76 lbs
John Evans from Alaska is a real magician when it comes to growing big vegetables. He alone holds 7 world records for giant veggies! He grew this green cabbage back in 1998, making it a new world record. This man is truly unbelievable!