pretty blossom in spring, followed by small, ornamental apples

Malus sylvestris
aka Wild crab, European crabapple
  • deciduous tree
  • small, rounded, sometimes thorny
  • ovate, mid-green leaves
  • pink-flushed, white flowers
  • late spring
  • edible, sour, red-flushed fruit in autumn.

H 9m
S 7m

part shade

well drained

Notes: Ideal for hedges 1-4 m. Purchased 4 bare root trees November 2022 from best4hedging to border and obscure compost heaps along base of woodland garden. Also to supplement pollination of the part self-fertile Malus ‘Worcester pearmain