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Plum trees
Stella's Star

A modern green-gage, more productive and easier to grow in the UK than the traditional ones.
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Using


Plum trees
Stella's Star
Picking seasonMid
CroppingGood
Keeping (of fruit)1-3 days
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
Flavour qualityGood
WildlifeRHS perfect for pollinators
Flavour style (apples)Sweeter
Food usesEating fresh
Culinary
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Growing


Plum trees
Stella's Star
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
VigourAverage vigour
PrecocityPrecocious
Bearing regularityRegular
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Problems


Plum trees
Stella's Star
Disease resistanceAverage
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Climate


Plum trees
Stella's Star
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Warm climates
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
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Identification


Plum trees
Stella's Star
Flower colourWhite
Leaf colourGreen
Fruit colourGreen - light
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