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Malus sylvestris hedge plants

Crab Apple hedging

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Malus sylvestris hedge plants, or Crab apple, is a wonderful native species that boasts pink flushed, white flowers in late spring and edible, sour fruits in autumn. Crab Apple plants work well as a hedgerow tree or kept to hedge height along with other mixed native species.

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  • Best Features: pink flushed-white flowers, mid green foliage, red flushed-yellowy green fruit
  • Ideal For Hedges: 1-4m high
  • Growth Rate: Average | 20-40cm a year
  • Position: Sunny, partial shade, moist-normal soil, sheltered or exposed, coastal or inland
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Crab Apple hedge (Malus sylvestris) description

Crab Apple plants will lift the colour of any garden with its beautifully pink blushed, white flowers along with its red flushed, yellowy green fruits that appear in autumn. Malus sylvestris is loved by many animals so you'€™ll have competition for the edible, sour fruits! Malus sylvestris grows best in full sun-partial shade, moist-normal soil and will withstand exposed or sheltered positions.

Best uses for Crab Apple hedges

Crab Apple plants work well as a hedgerow tree or combined with other mixed natives whilst kept to hedge height.

Combine Malus sylvestris with

Mix your crab apple hedge with other native hedging plants.

Growth rate of Malus sylvestris hedging

Malus sylvestris has an average growth rate of 20-40cm per year. Crab apple is ideal for heights of 1-4m.

Care advice for Crab Apple hedging plants

Crab Apple shrubs simply need a light trim in late winter or early spring. Please view the Best4hedging Care and Planting instructions in our Advice section.

Recommended planting density

For information on planting density for Malus sylvestris plants, please see the product table above. In the 'No. Per Metre' column you will find our recommended plant density for each individual plant species and root type.

Crab Apple Hedges are available to purchase year round as Pot Grown and Cell Grown plants. Bare Root Malus sylvestris plants are available for delivery between November-late April/early May and can be pre-ordered from mid-summer.

Overall, our Malus sylvestris hedging plants are mainly UK grown by our experienced nursery staff who have years of growing know-how. On the odd occasion that we source Crab Apple Hedging from outside of the UK, we go to every measure to ensure our suppliers cannot be beaten on quality. At best4hedging we make every effort to provide the freshest crab apple plants at the highest possible standard, all whilst keeping our prices competitive. Rest assured, you can buy Malus sylvestris plants online with total confidence.

Showing 20 of our total 81 reviews, with an average rating of 5 stars. Read all 81 reviews for Malus sylvestris hedge plants.
Review Summary - 5 out of 5 based on 81 ratings.
June 4, 2019 | Sasha McKinlay
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

Both are good quality plants

May 31, 2019 | richard hodgkin
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

produce arrived in excellent condition.

April 18, 2019 | Anonymous
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

As Above

April 6, 2019 | Anonymous
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

Viburnum Opulus x 5. (Guelder Rose)

March 21, 2019 | Anonymous
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

Healthy looking plant, good size and value for money.

March 20, 2019 | Michael Greig
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

As Above

March 14, 2019 | Alison S
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

Excellent

March 14, 2019 | michael Allard
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

As Above

February 28, 2019 | Anonymous
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

healthy hedge plants - brilliant

February 22, 2019 | Anonymous
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

Good, healthy plants, I would buy them again, looking forward to watching them grow!

November 18, 2018 | Clare Milne
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

plants arrived quickly in good condition thanks

March 22, 2017 | Anonymous
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

As Above

March 12, 2017 | Anonymous
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

Excellent

March 2, 2017 | Anonymous
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

Quick response to query with lots of detail

March 2, 2017 | Anonymous
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

Bit early to tell as it still looks like a twig

February 26, 2017 | Anonymous
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

As Above

February 17, 2017 | Anonymous
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

As Above

February 10, 2017 | Anonymous
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

As Above

February 5, 2017 | Anonymous
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

Bare rooted Crabapple, again excellent condition and size

January 17, 2017 | Anonymous
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

Excellent

Delivery Cost

  • Orders £50 & over (ex. VAT) to mainland UK are delivered FREE* (Exceptions apply - see below for Scottish Highlands etc)
  • Orders under £50 (ex. VAT) to mainland UK £9.95
  • At an additional cost, we can deliver to Scottish Highlands & Islands, which we classify as including AB (Aberdeen) and DD (Dundee) postcodes, as well as Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle of Wight and Isle Man. The exact delivery cost is order specific and will need to be quoted by one of our team, so please contact us on 01257 261 243

*For some plants that are too heavy or too tall to be packed in cardboard boxes we use pallet deliveries. In these circumstances, we require a minimum order value of £200 (ex VAT) for free delivery, or you can make a contribution towards the delivery cost. Look out for the information on product pages which explains this further where applicable and if your order is for less than £200 (ex VAT) please call or email us to agree upon a delivery contribution. This requirement only applies to those plants where it is clearly indicated on the product page

Free delivery over £150

Pallet deliveries are always undertaken on an 18-tonne vehicle (similar in size to a standard refuse vehicle). If for any reason you require a smaller vehicle please contact our sales team who can arrange this for you. There will be an additional surcharge applied for small vehicle deliveries

Delivery Timescales

99% of our orders are dispatched within 3-5 working days of receipt and most the day after the order is placed. We can do “next day delivery” on many of our products for an additional £12 (incl VAT) but please call on 01257 494 491 before placing your order to check.

We can also deliver on a specified date to suit you. Please indicate the date you would like to receive delivery in the notes section of the checkout (or place your order by phone) and we’ll do our utmost to meet that date.

Occasional hiccups can occur (such as broken down vehicles) and although we are very experienced in logistics we cannot be held liable for costs incurred or inconvenience due to late deliveries - see terms and conditions for more information.

You will receive an email or telephone call confirming the dispatch of your order 24/48 hours before it arrives with you.

Exceptions to our quick turnaround timescale

Pre-orders - if you have placed an order that includes products on pre-order, then they will be dispatched to you as soon as they are available. If your order includes pre-order bare roots or root balls you will be notified once they are being dispatched (root balls from mid to late October and bare roots from early to mid-November).

Root balls - lifting root balls involves the use of complex, heavy machinery, this lifting is carried out twice a week in the root ball season so we do still have a prompt turnaround timescale but if your order has just missed one lifting, it will be a few days before we lift again. We are always happy to confirm when we can deliver to you before you order. The benefit of this method of supplying root balls is that they are always fresh and therefore have a higher success rate than root balls that are stored out of the soil.

Weather conditions can affect dispatch - bare root and root ball plants are not lifted if the ground is too cold (it damages the roots) and the delivery of all plants can be affected if the water supply is frozen (because we water all plants before packing). Extremely hot weather can also be challenging and occasionally we hold back orders for species that are particularly vulnerable. We ask our customers to be mindful of bank holidays when couriers are not active.

We'd like to stress that although there are exceptions, the vast majority of our orders are dispatched extremely quickly and we are proud of our logistics developed over many years of delivering plants to tens of thousands of customers.

Returns

We inspect plants carefully before dispatch but accept that very occasionally things may go wrong. 
You can return your plants (within 14 days) for a refund or replacement (we’ll help with the process of returning). If your plants arrived damaged then returns are free of charge. However, we ask that you inform us as soon as possible. If you’d like to return your plants because of a change of plan or if we do not agree that the plants are significantly damaged (the loss of a few leaves in transit or a loose pot on arrival, for example, wouldn't be harmful to the plants), then we may ask you to pay the full or partial return costs if you still wanted to return them. We’re very reasonable and always aim for complete satisfaction as demonstrated by our amazing Feefo customer reviews which can be viewed here.

Should you wish to return any products that you have over-bought, no longer require or purchased in error you will incur both a return cost (different charges for pallets and Boxes) and the original cost of delivery incurred by Best4hedging. Please contact the Service team for charges and/or to organise a return. Plants will be subject to a quality control check from our Nursery upon return before any refund is authorised and processed.

Please note that in the case of damaged plants, if you have not notified us of a problem within 14 days of delivery, we consider you to have accepted the plants and Best4Hedging has no further liability for them should they fail.

You can read more about our returns policy in our terms and conditions here.

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