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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
  • Also Consider: Our full range of Native Hedging Plants

Please note that in compliance with DEFRA, we are unable to deliver this species outside of the UK Mainland.

*Additionally, please note, 1 bare root = 1 Crab Apple plant, not a bundle of plants. We use a mixture of bare root photos taken in leaf from our growing sites in summer, as well as during the bare root planting season when Crab Apple may be defoliated.

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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.

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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 103 reviews, with an average rating of 5 stars. Read all 103 reviews for Malus sylvestris hedge plants.
Review Summary - 5 out of 5 based on 103 ratings.
May 13, 2021 | Anonymous
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

Have been planted only a couple of weeks or so and they have greened up full length already and seem very healthy.

April 24, 2021 | Carolyn Buxton
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As Above

March 11, 2021 | Gillian Cresswell
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As Above

February 28, 2021 | Anonymous
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February 27, 2021 | Anthony Harries
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January 10, 2021 | Anonymous
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December 29, 2020 | Sam P
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

Very pleased with the crab apple trees I ordered and the hawthorns for a new part of hedge

December 27, 2020 | Anonymous
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As Above

December 27, 2020 | Anonymous
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Same comment as I made before

December 27, 2020 | Anonymous
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

5*quality plants and great customer service

December 18, 2020 | Murray Croft
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Planted so will wait and see how they do

December 11, 2020 | Anonymous
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As Above

October 14, 2020 | Anonymous
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August 4, 2020 | Sarah Harris
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

strong well grown healthy plants

April 8, 2020 | Anita McReynolds
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As Above

April 8, 2020 | Anonymous
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

Can’t wait till they begin to bloom

February 18, 2020 | Anonymous
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

Excellent

February 15, 2020 | kieran mcmahon
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

Arrived in very good condition. A relatively inexpensive way to buy plants .

February 10, 2020 | Jordan Barradell
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

As Above

December 27, 2019 | patricia barlow
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

Excellent

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