Sunrise Blueberry Variety

A Northern Highbush Cultivar

  • Ripens in the early season.
  • Plants are moderately vigorous, upright.
  • Moderately productive.
  • Fruit are medium in size.
  • Moderately firm, are light blue in color.
  • Fairly small picking scar.
  • Susceptible to stem blight in North Carolina.
     

Mitigating Mummy Berry Disease of Blueberry

 
Mummy berry
Mummy berry disease of blueberry.
Photo courtesy of NCSU
Cooperative Extension Service

 

Blueberries may be nutritional powerhouses, but some types are no match for the fungus Monilinia vaccinii-corymbosi, which causes “mummy berry” disease.

Fortunately, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists …

Blueberry Farms of the Future

Self-directed course that gives a glimpse of what future blueberry farms will look like and some of the issues producers will face.

This self-directed course gives a glimpse of what future blueberry farms will look like and some of the …