a plant injury caused by exposure to bright sunlight or to excessive heat and manifested by whitening or browning of the leaves, fruits, or flowers
or sun scald
Localized injury or death of plant tissues, especially fruit or bark, caused by exposure to intense sunlight in the summer or to rapid temperature fluctuations in the winter.
(third-person singular simple present sunscalds, present participle sunscalding, simple past and past participle sunscalded)
- (intransitive) To suffer such damage.