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Malus x robusta 'Red Sentinel' pot grown

Common Name: Crab Apple

Plant Family: Rosaceae

Malus x robusta 'Red Sentinel' pot grown
Price:  £50.00



1 in stock

Quantity or Pot size:  POT GROWN TREE

Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Position/ Situation:  Sheltered
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Planting Style:  Orchard
Suggested Use:  Kitchen Garden
Season of Interest:  Winter
Flower Colour:  White
Height:  large (up to 12 feet)
Berries or Fruit:  Yes
Habit/Shape:  Tree
Evergreen:  No
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  No preference
Bee and Butterfly:  Bee
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes
Cooking Use:  Jellies and Jams

A medium size tree, useful for its blossom, which will pollinate other apples and attracts bees. The attractive cherry-sized deep red fruit can persist into the winter for birds to enjoy, but you can pick some to make into delicious jellies and jams. Also acts as a pollinator for any early flowering Apple. Half-standard.

This item must be collected from our nursery or delivered locally by our own transport as it is too large to ship via courier.

Mainland UK  £8.50 -£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1 through to IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value £25) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10 We only send plants & seeds to UK locations (excl. Northern Ireland) Sorry we cannot ship to any other Country due to British Plant Health regulations on the export of plants post Brexit. There are no exceptions unfortunately  


See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.

Goes well with
Malus (Apple) domestica 'Discovery'

Malus (Apple) domestica 'Discovery'£45.00

An excellent dessert apple ripening early in August-September, will store for a few weeks. Fairly compact so good for smaller gardens. Pollination group 3, plant near another group 2,3 or 4 group Apple. Half-standard