Palmer, Alaska: Big Vegetables

A lifelike sculpture is an accurate representation of the oversized veggies that can be grown here in summer, when the sun never sets.

Address:
723 S. Valley Way, Palmer, AK
Directions:
By the Palmer Visitor Center, next to the garden. On the northbound side of S. Valley Way just north of its intersection with E. Fireweed Ave.
Admission:
Free
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Land of the Giants sign.

Big Vegetables - Cabbages

Palmer is the Vegetable Capital of Alaska, giant or not. But Palmer, the seed of the Depression-era Matanuska Colony, sure plays it up, and cabbages seem to grow everywhere.

[NomadikCulture, 08/08/2019]

Large, full-color sculptures of a head of cabbage, a turnip, and other vegetables on an outdoor display base.

Giant Vegetables

These giant vegetables are on display to help give you an idea of how big things grow under the midnight sun. One cabbage, a year's worth of kraut!

[Herb Bischoff, 07/05/2016]

The sculpture, created in 2013, is a life-size copy of the mammoth vegetables that can be grown here when the sun never sets.


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