Gallery: Can you beat John Frost’s huge pumpkin which weighs the same as a young child?

John Frost has grown a massive pumpkin with a little help from his neighbour Freddie Winder (left).

John Frost has grown a massive pumpkin with a little help from his neighbour Freddie Winder (left). - Credit: Gregg Brown

Not content with his seven stone (44.6kg) mighty marrow, a man from Wetherden has a new legume which comes close to beating it.

John Frost (pictured) has grown a massive pumpkin in Wetherden.

John Frost (pictured) has grown a massive pumpkin in Wetherden. - Credit: Gregg Brown

A six stone 12 pound (43.5kg) titan of a pumpkin is John Frost’s latest vast vegetable.

He said: “I have been growing vegetables for about 50 years but they have not been like this before. I have won a lot of prizes at vegetable shows and I think it is nice for people to see it, because they would have never seen anything like that before.”

The mighty veg were grown on the village’s allotments behind the church.

He added: “Most people know I grow a lot of good vegetables; when we had the village show I had won the cup every year for years and years.”

He said what made the sizes of the vegetables even more surprising was the recent dry weather.

Mr Frost has been teaching his neighbour Freddie Winder about gardening.

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