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 …

Review of the Berry Bible Cookbook

The Berry Bible

The Berry Bible by Janie Hibler (Publisher: AmazonEncore) has many excellent recipes. The book offers valuable information about the various types of berries available worldwide. It discusses everything from the berry’s common name(s), their history, and even the habitat in …