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Rosehip crab apple trees

Malus

Malus Rosehip is a new crab-apple, which has white blossom in spring and large red fruitlets.

This is a good variety if you are interested in making crab-apple jelly.

Rosehip crab apple trees for sale

Pot-grown

All pot-grown trees are suitable for planting out in the garden, some are suitable for growing in containers.

  • PG12-year 12L pot-grown tree Semi-vigorous rootstock £47.50
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree Semi-vigorous rootstock £27.95
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
Pre-ordering

You can pre-order now for delivery from late August / early September 2021 for pot grown trees (or late November / early December for bare-root). You do not need to pay at this stage - just add items to the basket and checkout as usual.

History

The obvious visual similarity between the rosehip-like fruits of crab-apples such as Rosehip and the rosehips of wild roses demonstrates the close relationship between roses and apples - they both belong to the botanical family Rosaceae.

Rosehip characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • Pollinating othersGood

Using

  • Picking seasonLate
  • CroppingGood
  • Food usesCulinary

Problems

  • Disease resistanceAverage

Climate

    Identification

    • Country of originUnited Kingdom
    • Fruit colourOrange / Red
    • Fruit sizeLarge