Cherry (Tree) – Stella

$80.02

A self-fertile cherry tree that thrives in full sun and moist but well-drained soil. Perfect for a small garden. Excellent as a pollinator for other cherry trees. Reaches 3.7-6 m (12-20′) in height, depending on pruning, and produces showy white flowers in the spring and sweet cherries. Zone 5.

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Description

Botanical name
Prunus avium ‘Stella’

Family
Rosaceae

Spacing
Plant 4.6-5.5 m (15-18′) apart.

Depth
Dig a hole twice as large as the root ball, loosening the soil in the bottom of the hole. Plant at the same depth as the soil in the pot.

Requirements
Full sun. Grows best in average to evenly moist conditions. pH level of 4.5-7.5. Cherry plants prefer a rich, well-drained soil.

Pests
Aphids, caterpillars, brown rot, bacterial canker

Timing
Plant in the garden in late fall or early winter, or any time in a container.

Growing
Prune regularly. Annual sprinkling of blood or bone meal, or old poultry manure.

Harvest
July

Season
Perennial