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Stellata

Prunus pendula
Stellata has received the RHS Award of Garden Merit

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 flowering cherry trees for sale

  • 12-year pot-grown tree £53.00
    In a 7L pot
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
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  • 22-year pot-grown tree £58.00
    In a 12L pot
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
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History

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

Stellata characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • AwardsRHS AGM (current) 2012
  • Attractive featuresAttractive flowers
  • Growth habitSpreading / Flat-topped
  • Height after 10 years2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
  • PruningLight prune
  • Flower colourPink - light
  • Flower formSingle flower (5-8 petals)
  • Flowering monthApril
  • Leaf colourGreen
  • Country of originUnited States
  • Annual cycleDeciduous

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 list more than 70 different flowering cherry trees. Choosing can be difficult! Our article explaining the different characteristics of flowering cherries might help narrow down the selection.