Sylvestris Crab Apple Hedging – Malus Sylvestris

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The Crab Apple, known scientifically as Malus Sylvestris, is a charming and versatile hedging plant, celebrated for its year-round appeal and wildlife-friendly attributes. Its most striking feature is the profusion of vibrant white or pink flowers that adorn the branches in spring, creating a stunning floral display. These blossoms not only enhance the aesthetic value of gardens but also attract a variety of pollinators, contributing to local biodiversity. Following the bloom period, the plant produces small, colorful crab apples, ranging from yellow to deep red, which persist into winter, providing food for birds and adding winter interest.

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The Crab Apple, known scientifically as Malus Sylvestris, is a charming and versatile hedging plant, celebrated for its year-round appeal and wildlife-friendly attributes. Its most striking feature is the profusion of vibrant white or pink flowers that adorn the branches in spring, creating a stunning floral display. These blossoms not only enhance the aesthetic value of gardens but also attract a variety of pollinators, contributing to local biodiversity. Following the bloom period, the plant produces small, colorful crab apples, ranging from yellow to deep red, which persist into winter, providing food for birds and adding winter interest.

Malus Sylvestris is a popular choice for hedges due to its dense and bushy growth habit. This characteristic makes it an ideal plant for creating privacy screens or decorative garden borders. The Crab Apple is also known for its hardiness and adaptability, flourishing in a wide range of soil types, although it prefers well-drained, fertile soils. It is equally adaptable to light conditions, thriving in both full sun and partial shade. These qualities, along with its seasonal changes in color and texture, make the Crab Apple a versatile and appealing hedging option.

Incorporating Crab Apple into a mixed native hedgerow works beautifully. It pairs well with other native species, adding variety in texture, height, and color, and enhancing the overall visual impact of the hedge. Its role in supporting wildlife, from pollinators to birds, also boosts the ecological value of a mixed hedge. For a comprehensive guide on Crab Apple, including its care and cultivation, the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) website is an excellent resource. For those interested in exploring other hedging options, visit Harrods Outdoor for our full hedging range.

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STANDARD DELIVERY TYPES

Box/Parcel – Used for plants sized 0-70cm, costs £12. Order £100 worth of plants of that size to qualify for free delivery! Parcel deliveries are always sent for next day delivery unless otherwise specified.

Pallet – Used for plants sized 71-230cm, costs £60. Order £350 worth of plants to qualify for free pallet delivery! We always send our pallets for next day delivery, unless requested otherwise.

Private Van – Used for plants sized 231cm and taller, costs £60. Order £350 worth to get free private van delivery!

In all cases you can request a private van delivery, where your plants are delivered by us. Upon your request we can re-evaluate your delivery fee and let you know of the delivery time.

Please note, for pallet and box deliveries we use third party companies to deliver the goods. Not often, but occasionally some delays may happen due to unforeseen circumstances, which are out of our control. For this reason, we ask you to never book gardeners, contractors, or other industry professionals for the estimated delivery date. Please do not book days off work or cancel other commitments specifically for your plant delivery to avoid disappointment.

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If you are not home at the time of your delivery, don’t worry! With your permission, we will instruct our trusted couriers to leave your plants in a safe place. If you have any requirements, or a preferred safe place for your plant delivery, please ensure to leave us a note along with your order, or simply give us a call.

Specialized Delivery

If you have any special requirements regarding your delivery, please add it to your order notes or call us on 01603 327269. Always include any delivery restrictions into your order note so appropriate vehicles and good carriers can be used to deliver your plants.

Please note that we currently are unable to deliver to Northern Ireland and The Republic of Ireland due to Brexit rules and regulations.

For more delivery information refer to our terms and conditions here.

 

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