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Stella Cherry

Prunus avium ‘Stella’

Description:
This self-fruitful cherry tree produces dark red, sweet cherries.

Power Line Approved: No

Min. street tree planting width: No planting along street- must be planted in a yard space.

Mature Height: 20-30 feet

Mature Spread: 15 feet

Tree Shape: Vase shaped

Where to Plant:
Must be planted in a yard space; fruit trees are not allowed as street trees in Seattle.

Leaves:
Green serrated leaves

Flowers:
Showy white flowers in spring. Good pollinator for other cherry trees.

Fruit:
Dark red, sweet cherries.

Preferred Site Conditions:
Prefers sites with full sun and moist, well-drained soils.

Potential Problems:
Generally resistant to bacterial canker, but be sure to prune in late winter to reduce chance of infestation.

Minimum Planting Distances:

  • 15 feet from house or building
  • 5 feet from underground utility lines
  • 10 feet from power poles

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