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Stella Sweet Cherry Tree

Self-Pollinating and Really Prolific

Sets enormous crops without a pollinator! Fits any size yard. Bursts into fragrant bloom in early April. Produces a tasty bounty of big, heart-shaped, reddish-black cherries. Ripening in June and July. Zones 5-8. Not available in CA, CO, ID, OR, WA.
  • Zone 5 - 8 (-10° F.).
  • Height 25 feet.
  • Shade Required Full sun.

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  • Standard 2-4 ft RR-1 tree
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  • Botanical Name: Prunus avium 'Stella'
  • Height: 25 feet.
  • Spacing: 20 - 25 feet.
  • Depth: Plant with graft union 2 inches above the soil surface.
  • Spread: 20 - 25 feet.
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun.
  • Pollinator: Self-pollinating.
  • Yield: Approximately 3 - 4 bushels at maturity.
  • Color: White.
  • Foliage: Dark, shiny green foliage.
  • Blooms: April.
  • Fruit: Large, heart-shaped, dark red fruit with sweet, juicy flesh.
  • Form: Deciduous. Upright.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, sandy, organic loam soil.
  • Pruning: Pruning; Prune only to maintain good structure. Trees too tall to harvest can be topped. Cut out leader just above 3/4 laterals. This will develop a modified leader scaffold. Cut out crowded center wood. No gaping holes.
  • Size: 1/2 inch blossoms.
  • Comments: Cherries do not like wet feet. Do not soak trees for over 24 hours prior to planting. If fertilized at planting, only use a slow release fertilizer. Attracts bees and birds. Leaves and twigs are poisonous. Sweet cherry. Very vigorous, productive tree. Fruit is moderately crack resistant. Planting: If using clay soil, incorporate 1/3 sand and 1/3 compost or composted manure. Planting site should have excellent drainage. Fill hole with water, should be completely drained in 1/2 hour. RESTRICTED STATES, AE, AK, CA, CO, GU, HI, ID, OR, PR, WA.
  • Unable to ship to: AE AK CA CO GU HI ID OR PR WA

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