Cherry ‘Stella’

Prunus ‘Stella’ is a cultivar of cherry tree known for its sweet and flavourful cherries. The ‘Stella’ cherry tree is favoured by gardeners and fruit enthusiasts for its self-pollinating nature, meaning it doesn’t require another cherry tree for cross-pollination to produce fruit.

The Appearance

A medium-sized deciduous fruit tree with a rounded crown and dark green, glossy leaves. It produces large, sweet, dark red cherries.


The Produce

This is an deciduous tree that produces medium-sized, dark red to black cherries that are ideal for eating fresh or using in various culinary applications, including desserts, jams, and pies.


The Flowers

Produces clusters of white flowers in spring, which are followed by the large cherries in early summer.


The Leaves

Each leaf is oval in shape with a serrated edge and the foliage is known for its resilience and ability to withstand various environmental conditions.


The Bark

The bark is smooth and gray, becoming more fissured with age.


The Habitat

Prefers well-drained soils and full sun. Commonly found in orchards and gardens.


The Ecology

Provides habitat and food for various wildlife, including pollinators and fruit-eating birds.


The Culture

Valued for its large, sweet cherries, which are enjoyed fresh, in cooking, and in preserves.


Fun Facts

The ‘Stella’ cherry is self-fertile, meaning it does not require another cherry tree for pollination, making it a popular choice for home gardens.

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