MALUS

Commonly known as Apple, Crab apple

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A RIOT of blossom, sometimes scented, in spring, jewel-like fruit in profusion and vibrant autumnal leaf colour. Natural source of pectin for jams and jellies. Universal pollinator for domestic apples. Sweetly scented firewood at the end of its days.

Genus of about 35 species of deciduous trees and shrubs from woodland and thickets in Europe, Asia and North America.

Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
  • Fruit
    Plants which produce an edible or ornamental fruit
  • Tree
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Typically small trees 4-12m (12-40ft) with twiggy crowns. Grown for their flowers, fruit and colourful foliage. Wildlife plant - main pollinators are bees. Long-lasting fruit is a feast for birds in winter.
    Place of origin
    Europe, Asia, North America
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Bird friendly
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Buy Varieties of MALUS

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MALUS 'Comtesse de Paris'

MALUS 'Comtesse de Paris'

Apple, Crab apple

white flowers from pink buds. In autumn, golden yellow, slightly pointed fruits

 
£75.00 each 
MALUS 'Evelyn'

MALUS 'Evelyn'

Apple, Crab apple

a spectacular North American purple leaved tree whose dark purple leaves turn a stunning orange-red in autumn. Fragrant single pink flowers

 
H/Std
£75.00 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2024 Any time SEPT-DEC - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
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MALUS 'Evereste'

MALUS 'Evereste'

Apple, Crab apple

(syn. 'Perpetu'). Fragrant white flowers from red buds. Good fruiting variety.

 
£75.00  
MALUS 'Fruitilicious'

MALUS 'Fruitilicious'

Apple, Crab apple

white flowers followed by large, orange fruits in autumn.

 
H/Std
£75.00  
MALUS 'Golden Hornet'

MALUS 'Golden Hornet'

Apple, Crab apple

a profusion of bright yellow crab apples which remain on the tree long after the leaves have dropped

 
H/Std
£75.00 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2024 Any time SEPT-DEC - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
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MALUS hupehensis

MALUS hupehensis

Apple, Crab apple

spreading crabapple with fragrant white flowers and cherry-like fruit

 
H/Std
£75.00 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2024 Any time SEPT-DEC - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
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MALUS 'Jelly King'

MALUS 'Jelly King'

Apple, Crab apple

white flowers followed by large orange fruit good for jelly-making.

 
H/Std
£75.00  
MALUS 'John Downie'

MALUS 'John Downie'

Apple, Crab apple

the best fruiting crab apple with white flowers and bright orange fruit

 
H/Std
£75.00 each 
MALUS 'Profusion'

MALUS 'Profusion'

Apple, Crab apple

dark reddish flowers and bronzy purple leaves. Dark purple fruit

 
H/Std
£75.00 each 
MALUS x purpurea 'Crimson Cascade'

MALUS x purpurea 'Crimson Cascade'

Apple, Crab apple

drooping branches with purple flowers

 
H/Std
£75.00 each 
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MALUS 'Red Sentinel'

MALUS 'Red Sentinel'

Apple, Crab apple

an excellent fruiting tree with white flowers and large clusters of deep red fruits

 
H/Std
£75.00 each 
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MALUS 'Royalty'

MALUS 'Royalty'

Apple, Crab apple

glossy dark purple leaves turning red in autumn. Crimson-purple flowers, dark red fruits

 
H/Std
£75.00 each 

Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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