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Crab Apple 'Coccinella'

Hardy Tree

If you're bored of seeing the same old colours on crab apple trees year-on-year - read on! This exciting new variety boasts deep pink-red flowers rather than the standard pink as on ornamental cherries, together with burgundy leaves and dark red branches for an exquisite display throughout summer. Apples begin to emerge on long stalks in a glossy shade of crimson-red, lasting well into winter. Malus 'Coccinella' requires little or no maintenance, making this tree ideal for those who struggle to find time to tend to their garden, but wish to mirror those that do! Height: 5m (16'). Spread: 3m (10').

Ideal For:
kitchen garden, cottage gardens, wildlife gardens, low maintenance garden
Flowering Period:
full sun, sun or semi shade
    • 1 x 12 litre potted malus plant

    • Despatch: By end of June 2017
    • £44.99
    • 1 x 5 litre potted malus plant

    • Despatch:
    • £23.99
    • Out of stock
    • 2 x 12 litre potted malus plants

    • Despatch: Within 14 days
    • £69.99
    • 2 x 5 litre potted malus plants

    • Despatch:
    • £35.99
    • Out of stock
Plant crab apple trees in a sheltered, sunny position in any fertile, well drained soil. Prior to planting, incorporate plenty of well rotted manure or garden compost into the planting hole and drive the stake into the ground to support the tree. Staking after planting may result in damage to the root ball. Plant fruit trees at their original soil level and firm them into the ground. Fasten the tree to the stake using a tree tie, and water well.
Fruit trees do not suffer weed competition well. Keep weeds and grass clear from within a 30cm radius of base of the tree. In spring, while the ground is moist, apply a mulch of well rotted manure or garden compost around the base of the tree, taking care not to mound it up against the stem. This will help to retain moisture throughout the summer. Feed and water crab apple trees during particularly dry periods. Crab apples require only minimal pruning in late winter or spring, to remove damaged, diseased or misplaced growth. Crab apple fruits can be harvested from autumn onwards to make delicious crab apple jelly.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Please see our Delivery / P&P page for further details and details of any surcharges that may apply to certain destinations.

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