Sunrise Bumble Bee

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Sunrise Bumble Bee
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color golden, striped
Fruit shape oval
Fruit size cherry
Fruit type cherry
Variety type open-pollinated, stabilized intentional cross
Country USA
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Sunrise Bumble Bee - ripe fruit. 2014-09-14.


Indet., regular leaf plants. Beautiful small fruits, oval and a bit pointy, yellow, with pink stripes. Firm skin. The first fruit tasted somewhat grassy, but taste improved a lot later in the season and became excellent and sweet. (10 seeds / packet)

Seed source:

Johnny's Selected Seeds 14

Year grown: 2014, 2015

Location: Zone 7b, PNW, Anmore, BC, Canada (760 ft above sea level)


  • Bred by Fred Hempel of Baia Nicchia Farm in Sunol, California.
  • First offered commercially in 2014 by Johnny's Selected Seeds .
  • Originally Sunrise Bumble Bee and Lucky Tiger were slated for PVP status ([1]), but Artisan Seeds decided to not follow up and complete the filing, so they are not PVP protected.

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