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SELF FERTILE (GROUP D) Bare Root Stella Cherry Tree, 1.5-2 metres tall, 1-3 years old, (VERY POPULAR + EATING + JUICY + NORTH UK + AWARD + RELIABLE LARGE FRUIT + CONTAINER) **FREE UK MAINLAND DELIVERY + FREE 100% TREE WARRANTY**

SELF FERTILE (GROUP D) Bare Root Stella Cherry Tree, 1.5-2 metres tall, 1-3 years old, (VERY POPULAR + EATING + JUICY + NORTH UK + AWARD + RELIABLE LARGE FRUIT + CONTAINER) **FREE UK MAINLAND DELIVERY + FREE 100% TREE WARRANTY**
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 £39.50 
Available Options:
Rootstock Qty
Maiden 1 Year Colt grows 3.5m * default  
Maiden 12.1 (+£1.00)   
DELIVERED NOVEMBER 2021
Colt 2 Year grows 3.5m (+£3.50)   
Colt Half Standard (+£3.50)   
DELIVERED NOVEMBER 2021
Maiden Gisela 5, 1 Year grows 2.5m (+£3.50)   

THE BARE ROOT SEASON IS NOW CLOSED FOR 2021 AND ALL BARE ROOT ORDERS WILL BE MOVED TO NOVEMBER 2021

Do I Need To Stake My Bare Root Tree?
9 out of 10 times the answer will be no, especially if under 200cm tall. However our article on Tree Staking should help guide you.  

Planting In The Corner Of A Garden
Air and light is reduced in this location which could promote fungus and bacterial issues. If the corner is of the house and a fence then you also have leeching issues to contend with from cement and wood preservatives. Also when it rains, that area would experience higher water levels so we advise against it unless the plant is very hardy. 

1 Year Maiden Bare Root Trees
If you plant a 1 Year maiden tree and do not prune it at all, it will grow a little more upright and have more clear stem. 

Bare Root Stella Cherry Tree

The bare root Stella cherry tree is one of the most popular cherry trees. Most of the cherries that you buy in the supermarket are Stella however home grown will taste better as the growers pick them a little early for prolonged shelf life.

Some of the characteristics that make it so popular include large juicy cherries that come from a cherry tree that is very reliable. It is so good that is has received the RHS Award Of Garden Merit, even the insects love it as it is listed as a tree that will attract wildlife.

The Stella cherry tree is suitable for growing in the North of UK and for container growing.

Important information

Type of Cherry Tree : Eating
Fruiting period : July
Fertility : SELF FERTILE (GROUP D) so does not require another cherry tree close by to produce fruit.

Fruit Tree Heights
Taller does not mean more value for money. A 1 year old fruit tree can easily be substantially higher than a 2 year old, this is because they are hard pruned at 1 year old to create the desired shape. Some trees have over 100cm of height removed. They can then have another pruning at 2 years old to increase fruit growing real estate. Most fruit trees will benefit from having a third to half of the seasons new growth cut back in the Autumn to prevent long whippy branches which break easily. Age and pruning completed determine real value. 

Bare Root Cherry Tree Rootstock options explained 

Gisela 5 : Final height of 2.5 metres. Ideal for small gardens and easier for bird protection. 
Knip/Spindle bush : Commercial grade tree grown for high fruit yields. 
Colt : Semi-Dwarf Cherry Rootstock giving a final height of 3.5 metres.
Hexaploid Colt  : Very similar to Colt (3.5 metres) just a different rootstock.
F.12.1:     : Will grow to 4m + 
Bush : This means there are branches that start close to the bottom of the tree.
Patio : Suited for container growing on patio (others usually can be too, this one is just better for it)
Maiden : The tree is 1-2 years old. 
Half-Standard : Some lower branches have been pruned off to give a more rounded tree shape
Standard : More lower branches have been pruned off to give a much clearer trunk, more of a lollipop shape. 
Bare Root : No soil and no pot. Usually cheaper and will be 2-3 years old unless otherwise stated e.g. a maiden. 

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