Stella Sweet Cherry

Prunus avium 'Stella'

This popular and prolific varieties features showy white flowers in spring and superb, dark red, sweet fruit in summer. This is an excellent self-pollinating variety that can be used as a pollenizer for other sweet Cherries. Grafted onto vigorous, disease resistant Mahaleb Cherry understock. Recommended chill: 600 hours. Deciduous.
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Full sun

Requires regular watering.

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Average Size at MaturityReaches 15 to 20 ft. tall and wide; smaller size is easily maintained with pruning.
Bloom TimeShowy white flowers in spring.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Landscape UseMass Planting, Specimen
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEdible, Improved Disease Resistance, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsRequires regular watering.

Prefers well drained loamy, sandy or clay soils. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Once established, water deeply and infrequently during summer months. Prune in winter when dormant, as needed.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8

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