RI man grows record breaking pumpkin

Richard Wallace stands by his record breaking 2,261 pound pumpkin. Photo courtesy of Ron Wallace

A Rhode Island man took the top prize at Warren’s Frerichs Farm Pumpkin Weigh Off over the weekend growing a massive gourd weighing 2,261.5 pounds.

The pumpkin was grown by Richard Wallace of Greene, Rhode Island grew the pumpkin, beating his son’s 2015 record.

Ron Wallace set the North American giant pumpkin record at the same competition last year with a 2,230-pound pumpkin.

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