Stella Cherry

Prunus avium ‘Stella’

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.

Green serrated leaves

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

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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