Prunus pendula Stellata

  • Flowering month: April
  • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
  • Flower size: Medium
  • Flower colour: Pink - light
  • Height 10 years: 2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
  • Growth habit: Spreading

Prunus pendula Stellata is named after its characteristic star-shaped flowers. The blossom is a pretty pale pink colour, and borne in profusion, before the foliage appears.

The tree grows with a wide-spreading form.

Stellata was developed in the USA, but named and publicised by English enthusiast Collingwood Ingram.

Stellata trees for sale

Order now for delivery from week commencing 25th February

Item
Height in 10 years
Price inc. VAT
Quantity
2-year Stellata tree - in a 12L pot
2.5m-4m tall after 10 years
£45.95

Prices include VAT if applicable.


Stellata characteristics

Growing

  • Attractive features: Attractive flowers
  • Height 10 years: 2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
  • Growth habit: Spreading
  • Vigour: Average vigour
  • Blossom duration: Average (2-3 weeks)
  • Hardiness rating (RHS): H6 (to -20C)
  • Pruning: Light prune
  • Gardening skill: Suitable for beginners

Identification

  • Country of origin: United States
  • Flowering month: April
  • Flowering season: Mid-season
  • Flower colour: Pink - light
  • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
  • Flower size: Medium
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Leaf colour - young: Green
  • Annual cycle: Deciduous
  • Awards: RHS Award of Garden Merit

Similar varieties

  • See also Ascendens Rosea
    Prunus pendula
    Ascendens Rosea
    This beautiful flowering cherry has a graceful upright habit and white/pink blossom.
  • See also Pendula Rubra
    Prunus pendula
    Pendula Rubra
    An attractive early-flowering wide-spreading weeping Japanese pink cherry blossom tree.

How to choose a flowering cherry tree

We have a very wide range of flowering cherry trees. Choosing can be difficult! Our article explaining the different characteristics of flowering cherries might help narrow down the selection.


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