Learn how you can grow a self fertile Stella cherry tree even if you have a small space. Cherry trees have one leader that goes straight up and then branches that come out from it.
It gets pruned in winter while it is dormant. If you have a small space you will see how you can top it off and have a shorter more compact tree to be able to save space and harvest fruit more easily. The cherry is a wildly popular fruit that can be used in a number of different recipes as well as eaten as a snack. The cherry tree can be grown fairly easily, however, many of the varieties are not all that hearty and can be susceptible to the harsh cold temperatures of the late fall and winter depending on what part of the country you live. This article was designed to introduce the reader to a variety of cherries that is able to withstand the harsh temperatures fairly well.
This information of Stella cherry trees is from SF Gate and the info on pruning to keep the tree compact is from Mother Earth News. They have shared their knowledge of the cherries and provide their recommendation of the best variety of cherries that are able to hold up to the extreme temperatures of the winter.
Benefits of reading the Backyard Gardening: Self Fertile Stella Cherry Tree For Small Spaces
Discover some unique characteristics of the Stella Cherry that makes it a great variety to grow.
The author explains how much different the Stella Cherry is of the other types of cherries.
Learn how to prune to keep the tree small and compact.
Raised in rural Montana and educated in Mechanical Engineering and Sustainable Development, Paige Raymond combines a practical mindset with a passion for self-reliance and sustainability. With expertise ranging from mechanical solutions and food preservation to emergency preparedness and renewable energy, Paige is a proud author with more than 5000 published articles.
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