(Solanum burbankii) (aka Wonderberry) Apparently bred by Luther
Burbank in the early 1900s; distributed by John
Lewis Childs as Wonderberry. Great controversy
ensued over the plant’s provenance and true
identity, and Burbank’s reputation was badly
damaged. Prolific bushy plants loaded with small,
slightly sweet, dull blue berries. 50-75 days.
6 weeks before last frost
Green Thumb Tip Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep. Transplant outdoors
24" apart in rows 36" apart. Sunberries tolerate
a wide variety of climates and conditions, but do
not tolerate frost. Plants are self-supporting, but
sprawl over a large area. Cage or trellis when space
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