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5 Crab Apple 4-5ft Tall Trees Native Malus Hedging,Make your own Cider & Jelly


5 Crab Apple / Malus Sylvestris - Bare-Rooted


These are BARE ROOTED plants which can be planted from the end of October until April and will be dispatched as soon as the weather turns cold and they become dormant.The dispatch date depends on the Autumn temperature and varies from year to year.


A native wild tree producing beautiful sweet smelling blossom in spring followed by tart apples in autumn.These can be used to make jelly or cider.


Growing Details:

Common Name: Crab apple
Genus: Malus
Cultivar: Sylvestris
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun, Partial shade
Soil type: Well-drained/light, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline
Height: 700cm
Spread: 600cm



This beautiful crab apple is covered with white flowers in spring. The flowers open from red buds. In autumn, it gives another show. At this time, the tree is covered in red-flushed, orange- yellow fruits. It is an excellent tree for smaller gardens and it has a pleasant conical shape.

The plants have been grown in the nursery for 2 years(1+1) and will have an excellent root system ready for planting.


For the bare root planting instructions, please click here.

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  1. Good quality plants, speedy delivery 4

    Posted by Alex Boatwright-Smith on 5th Feb 2017

    These plants arriv d very promptly and were well packed. Of the five, one has very little root system and I a man not sure that it will make it. The others look very healthy and I am sure we will soon have a beautiful Malus hedge...