Malus sylvestris is a wild apple native to the UK and much of Europe with gorgeous white flushed pink flowers emerging from red buds and greenish yellow fruits in autumn.
Malus Sylvestris - Crab Apple
- Crab apple plants are one of the most spectacular flowering shrubs in spring with gorgeous white flushed pink flowers emerging from red buds and greenish yellow fruits in autumn.
- Supplied 40-60cm tall, Bareroot
- Price Includes VAT
Crab apple is native to the UK and much of Europe. Malus sylvestris have the most stunning blooms, flushed pink in the spring followed by green/ yellow fruits in the autumn. Crab apples are great for pollinating other apple trees in the area as their flowering period is long.
Where to Plant
Crab apples are easy to grow, and planted best in fertile, moist deep, loamy soil types. They do not like waterlogging or very wet soils. The wild or common crab apple is perfect for including in other hedging schemes or as a stand-alone tree. It can also be planted in city and urban sites, and country and farmland areas. Ultimate height and spread 5-10m, medium growing with a round spreading crown.
**Scot Plants Direct can only supply bareroot plants when they are dormant during the winter months from November to April annually.