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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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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 127 reviews, with an average rating of 5 stars. Read all 127 reviews for Malus sylvestris hedge plants.
Review Summary - 5 out of 5 based on 127 ratings.
April 22, 2022 | Kathy Owen
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

As Above

April 21, 2022 | Anonymous
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

Very healthy plants - actually slightly bigger than I expected.

April 5, 2022 | Anonymous
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

Good

April 5, 2022 | Tracy Hoyle
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

Well packaged, growing well

April 5, 2022 | Anonymous
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

Able to choose my own mix of wildlife friendly plants to suit my needs

March 30, 2022 | Chrissie Wood
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

Great all round experience!

March 29, 2022 | Adam Bloom
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

As Above

March 28, 2022 | Anonymous
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

Good

March 28, 2022 | liz Brewer
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

Good

February 14, 2022 | Anonymous
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

Happy with my purchase ....

February 13, 2022 | Anonymous
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

As Above

February 12, 2022 | Steve Davenport
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

As Above

February 5, 2022 | Arthur Wheeler
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

Bare roots crab apple and elder

January 20, 2022 | Paul Tranter
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

As Above

January 9, 2022 | Anonymous
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

Excellent

January 6, 2022 | Carole Lloyd
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

Good

December 25, 2021 | Janet Stock
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

Bare root, so not much to say other than they look healthy.

December 18, 2021 | Mike Merry
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

As Above

December 13, 2021 | Anonymous
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

Excellent

December 8, 2021 | adrian chew
Malus sylvestris hedge plants

As Above

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