Prunus avium Stella – Stella Cherry tree 6-8cm girth (Bare Root)

Prunus avium ‘Stella’ is a self-fertile sweet, juicy cherry, with an upright habit that spreads with maturity. It has green leaves and clusters of sweetly scented white flowers in spring, these flowers are followed by heavy crops of large, rich, black cherries. These fruits boast a gorgeous, sweet, flavour, and they are ready to harvest in July. The Stella cherry is a self-fertile variety which means that it does not require a second cherry for pollination, in fact, it is a popular choice for pollinating other varieties of cherry. Often considered to be the best choice of cherry for gardens, the Stella cherry is grown on a Colt rootstock to produce a strong, healthy tree that reaches a mature height of 5-6m.

Bare root fruit trees are available to buy from November to March each year whilst the trees are dormant. 

If you don’t intend to plant a bare root tree immediately upon arrival, store the tree in a cool, frost free shed or garage. It is important to ensure the roots are not exposed to the sun or drying winds between lifting in the nursery and planting on site. Great care should be taken to ensure the tree is heeled in tight to obtain good root/soil contact. The tree should also be staked to provide stability.

If the availability below is not listed as ‘In Stock’ please contact us for more information regarding the item.

We are always updating the stock for sale at our tree nursery; some varieties may only be available through winter.

6-8cm girth Bare Root


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If the availability below is not listed as ‘In Stock’ please contact us for more information regarding the item. We are always updating the stock for sale at our tree nursery but some varieties may only be available through the winter season.

Prunus avium Stella – Stella Cherry tree 6-8cm girth (Bare Root)


  • Size : 6-8cm girth Bare Root
  • Botanical name/s : Prunus avium 'Stella'
  • Common name/s : Stella cherry
  • Flower / Foliage : Green leaves and clusters of white flowers in spring, followed by large cherries which are ready to harvest in July.
  • Plant type : Deciduous
  • Flowering period : Spring
  • Mature height : 5-6m
  • Mature spread : Up to 4m
  • Growth rate : Moderate
  • Recommended usage : Ideal for small to medium-sized gardens, this tree is often planted for its fruit that boasts a gorgeous, sweet, flavour.
  • Nursery grown : Yes


Once planted, the Prunus avium ‘Stella’ will need watering throughout the first growing season, but make sure not to over / underwater.

Check tree tie / stake isn’t rubbing and / or too tight or too loose on the trunk.

Check for and remove any dead, decaying, diseased or crossing branches.

Remove any weeds from around the base of the Cherry tree (including grass).

  • Position/Aspect : Full sun, but will tolerate partial shade.
  • Soil : Fertile, moist well-draining soil.
  • Hardiness : Prunus avium is hardy in the UK.
  • Plant maintenance : Low maintenance. Regular pruning required.

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We can delivery to you anywhere in England and Wales via an overnight courier service (two days for Scotland & Ireland).

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Orders placed via our Online shop if placed by 10am Monday –Thursday can be delivered to you the very next day. If placed on a Friday – Sunday delivery would be on Tuesday.

We deliver by national overnight courier service.

Should you require a specific delivery date, let us know in advance and we will arrange for your delivery to arrive on your required date.

Every tree and plant is packed to ensure your order arrives safely.

For large trees or quantities of trees and plants

Please phone us to discuss, we are usually able to deliver to you via a dedicated vehicle.

For local deliveries

We will deliver to you in our local area and we will be pleased to arrange this with you whilst you are visiting our Nursery or via the phone. We also provide a planting service.

Planting service

We have our own installation teams to carry out planting in Southern & Eastern England. Please call us to discuss, we are always happy to provide you a quotation.

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