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Crab Apple 'Sugar Tyme' (Large Plant)

Hardy Tree

Pale pink buds open to reveal fragrant, single, white flowers in spring, followed by masses of small, glossy, red crab apples which mature in autumn and persist well into the winter, providing food for wildlife. The foliage of Malus 'Sugar Tyme' is narrow and green in colour with a sharply serrated margin, turning yellow in autumn. The vivid red crab apples grow on long slender stalks until they mature in autumn. This deciduous tree is disease resistant and combines well with pink flowered Crab Apple varieties and a whole range of other trees and shrubs. Height: 6m (20'). Spread: 4.5m (15').


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Ideal For:
kitchen garden, cottage gardens, wildlife gardens, low maintenance garden
Flowering Period:
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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.

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