10 of the World’s Most Unusual Vegetables and Fruits

Lebanese farmer Khalil Semhat from the southern city of Tire couldn’t believe his eyes when he discovered he had grown a massive potato weighing 11.3 kilograms (24.9 pounds), setting a record for the world’s largest potato .

Grown by Ken Dade in Norfolk, the 65kg (113lbs) vegetable required two men to transport it to a stand at the National Amateur Gardening Show in Somerset. The voluptuous vegetable entered the Guinness Book of World Records, beating the previous holder of the world title by 3 kg. .

3 Heaviest Jackfruit in the World (76 lbs or 34.4 kg)

4 World’s Largest Kale (76 lbs or 34.4 kg)

John Evans, a mechanical designer who lives 40 miles north of Anchorage in Palmer, Alaska, holds seven world records for giant vegetables.

One of them is this green cabbage, which weighed over 76lb, making it a world record in 1998.

Weighing 268.8 pounds, this watermelon was the largest watermelon in the world. Raised at Hope Farm Store by Lloyd Bright, his family has a long history in the melon business: they set world records for melon size in 1979 with a 200-pound melon and again. in 1985 with one that weighed 260 pounds.

6 The world’s heaviest carrot (18.9 lbs or 8.5 kg)

Introduced by John Evans in 1998, this 18.985 pound (8.61 kg) carrot is the heaviest ever.

7 Largest pumpkin in the world (1689 lbs or 766 kg)

Grown in Rhode Island, the world’s largest pumpkin was featured at the Topsfield Fair in Massachusetts in 2007, weighing 1,689 pounds.

The 36.1 inch cucumber was grown by Alf Cobb, who broke his own record of 35.1 inches at the National Amateur Gardening Show at the Bath and West Showground in south-west England.

9 The World’s Largest Cauliflower (31.25 lbs or 14.1 kg)

Also grown by Evans, this cauliflower weighed 31.25 lb, making it the largest in Alaska in 1997.

10 heaviest broccoli in the world (35 lbs or 15.8 kg)

In what was John Evans’ first world record in 1993, this Broccoli weighed over 35lb, making it a world record.

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