Crab Apple Malus sylvestris Tree Plant
Plant for Life Package
This package contains 10 bareroot crab apple plants, 10 bamboo canes and 10 spiral guards.
- Native to the UK
- Excellent pollination partners
- Value to wildlife
The crab apple or malus sylvestris, also called the wild apple is native to the UK and throughout Europe. It will grow into a small tree with an ultimate height of 10m. They are very hardy trees and well balanced for planting in woodlands. Crab apples have five petalled, usually fragrant , white flowers, pink or some may be red and open in April, May or June. The fruit is edible, but also a valuable source of food for wildlife over the cold winter months.
Malus sylvestris is a very good specimen for the Plant a Tree for Life package. It not only provides essential food for wildlife, a place to nest, and stabilisation for areas that requires more trees to be plants.
**Scot Plants Direct can only supply bareroot plants when they are dormant during the winter months from November to April annually.
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