Sweet Sunrise Strawberry
Sweet Sunrise Strawberry is a new release from the USDA Corvallis research station and was selected for its early ripening, large fruits, disease resistance and high yields. This strawberry is a great choice for both the fresh and processed market and is a great choice for the home gardener looking for an excellent June bearing strawberry. Research trials across the Northwest reported good results with Sweet Sunrise.
Latin Name: Fragaria x ananassa
Site and Soil: Strawberries like 1/2 day to full sun and well drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Strawberries are self fertile.
Hardiness: Sweet Sunrise Strawberry is hardy to minus 10º F. or below.
Bearing Age: 1st year after planting.
Size at Maturity: 6-8″ in height.
Bloom Time: March – April
Ripening Time: June
Yield: 1 pint
Pests & Diseases: Strawberries are not bothered by insect pests or diseases. Use straw mulch to keep berries off of soil and to deter slugs.
USDA Zone: 6
Sunset Western Zone: A1-A3, 1-24, H1, H2
Sunset Northeast Zone: 31, 32, 34-45