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Rosehip

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.

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Rosehip crab-apple trees for sale

  • 11-year bare-root tree £19.95
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
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  • 22-year pot-grown tree £36.45
    In a 12L pot
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
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Deliveries from16th April (where items shown in stock).


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

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Attractive featuresAttractive flowersAttractive fruit
  • Flower colourWhite
  • Flower formSingle flower (5-8 petals)
  • Leaf colour - autumnGreen
  • Leaf colour - summerGreen
  • Fruit colourOrange / Red
  • Fruit sizeLarge
  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Annual cycleDeciduous
  • WildlifeRHS perfect for pollinators
  • Food usesJam / Jelly

What will it look like?

Illustrative example of a pot-grown tree of this variety as supplied. Approximate girth: 6/8cm. Trees should reach their mature height after about 10 or more years. We may also have 1-year bare-root trees of this variety - they are not shown here.

Malus Rosehip crab apple tree

How to choose a crab-apple tree

We list more than 40 different crab-apple trees. Choosing can be difficult! See our article explaining the different characteristics of crab-apple trees which will help you narrow down the selection.