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Stella's Star

Stella's Star
  • Picking season: Mid
  • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 3
Prunus domestica

Stella's Star plum trees for sale

  • 1.1-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    St. Julien rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)


History

Developed in the 1990s by Hector Harrison, an amateur English plant breeder, and named after his daughter.



Stella's Star characteristics

  • Using

    • Picking period (southern UK):early August
    • Picking season:Mid
    • Cropping:Good
    • Keeping (of fruit):1-3 days
    • Food uses:Eating fresh, Culinary
  • Growing

    • Gardening skill:Suitable for beginners
    • Self-fertility:Self-fertile
    • Flowering group:3
    • Pollinating others:Average
    • Ploidy:Diploid
    • Vigour:Average vigour
    • Precocity:Precocious
    • Bearing regularity:Regular
  • Problems

    • Disease resistance:Average
  • Climate

    • Climate suitability:Temperate climates, Warm climates
    • Summer average maximum temperatures:Cool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F), Warm (25C - 30C / 76F - 85F)
  • Identification

    • Fruit colour:Green - light