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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.

Tree register

United States

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Spring blossom records for this variety

2020 season

  • 16th April  2020  - tree owned by James in Glynn, Ireland

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


  • Species: Prunus avium
  • Parentage: Lambert x self-fertile seedling of Emperor Francis x Napoleon
  • Developed by: Dr Charles Lapins
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1277


  • Picking season: Mid
  • Cropping: Heavy
  • Keeping (of fruit): 1-3 days in a fridge
  • Food uses: Eating fresh


  • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 4
  • Bearing regularity: Regular
  • Cherry universal pollinator: Yes


  • Summer average maximum temperatures: Cool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
  • Summer average maximum temperatures: Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)


  • Country of origin: Canada
  • Period of origin: 1950 - 1999
  • Fruit colour: Red - dark

Where to buy fresh fruit

United States


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