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Stella cherry


Heart-shaped. Fairly firm, good flavour, juicy, good quality. Stone small. Self-fertile.


Visitor reviews

  • 06 Jun 2017  Larry,  MT, United States
    No I have not eaten one yet. I planted one three years ago and it has some fruit on it this year. It has been doing very well. I will let you know when I have tried a few.

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Spring blossom records for this variety

2013 season

  • 2nd May  2013  - tree owned by in Castleton, United States

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Harvest records for this variety

2013 season

  • 3rd week June  2013  - tree owned by Gary in Chesaning, United States

Origins

  • Species: Prunus avium
  • Parentage: Lambert x self-fertile seedling of Emperor Francis x Napoleon
  • Originates from: Summerland Research Station, BC, Canada
  • Developed by: Dr Charles Lapins
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1277
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1987-131

Using

  • Uses: Eat fresh
  • Harvest period: Mid-Late season

Growing

  • Cropping: Heavy
  • Flowering period: Mid-Late season
  • Flowering group: 4
  • Fertility: Self-fertile
  • Cherry universal pollinator: Yes
  • Pollinating others: Good
  • Precocity: Precocious

Climate

  • Climate suitability: Temperate climates

Other qualities

  • Awards: RHS AGM 1993

Parents and other ancestors of this variety


Offspring of this variety


Diseases

  • Brown rot  Monilinia fructigena  - Some susceptibility

Horticultural

  • Fruit splitting  - Some susceptibility


Where to buy fresh fruit

United States




References

  • Fruit Expert
    Author: Hessayon


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