Volume 24 Number 1 Article 12 Pages: 19-20
Year 1970 Month 1
Title: The Stella Cherry
Author: K.O. Lapins
Stella is the first self-fertile sweet
It resulted from the
program initiated by Dr.
and L.K. Crowe at the John Innes
Institute, England, about 25 years ago.
(1, 2). The first stage of the program
resulted in three self-fertile cherries,
numbered as John Innes seedlings.'
These have been used in crosses with
high quality parents at Summerland
cross, Lambert x John Innes Seedling
2420, produced the Stella variety.
cross was made in 1956 and the selection
made in 1964; it was tested under
the selection number 2C-27-19.
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