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Prunus avium 'Stella'

Stella Sweet Cherry

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Prunus avium 'Stella'
Principal Common Name Stella Sweet Cherry
Common Name(s)
Description Fruiting tree, deciduous, with round sweet fruit in summer. One of the first trees to flower with bright pink flowers. Ripen mid summer. Approximately 400 chill hours.
General Comments
Nativity Eurasia
Height Range 15 - 20 FT
Spread Range 12 - 15 FT
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones 2 : 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23
USDA Zones 5a : 5b : 6a : 6b : 7a : 7b : 8a : 8b
Leaf Color Dark Green
Leaf Texture Serrate : Smooth
Form Edible : Tree
Flower Color Pink
Flower Time Mar : Apr : Spring
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Loam : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium
Outstanding Features Attracts Bees : Bark : Edible : Flavor : Fruit

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