- Small, slightly sweet, dull blue berries
- Prolific bushy plants
- 50-75 days
(Solanum burbankii) (aka Wonderberry) Bred by Luther Burbank in the early 1900s; offered by seedsman John Lewis Childs as Wonderberry in 1909. 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.
Learn to Grow Sunberry
Start Indoors: 6 weeks before last frost
Germination: 14-21 Days
Plant Outdoors: 24” Apart
Light: Full Sun
Instructions - 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 is limited.
Ratings & Reviews
by San Pedro, CA
Zone 10b - these guys are very happy to produce lots and lots of little fruits. To me they taste very interesting. Not like a tangy berry I’d imagine from this color. Reminded me of the flavor of black tea? Hard to describe... have to try it to see.