Crab Apple Red Sentinel Standard
Crab Apple Red Sentinel Standard
Crab Apple Red Sentinel Standard
Crab Apple Red Sentinel Standard

Crab Apple 'Red Sentinel' Standard

  • A wonderful Crab Apple tree with attractive, gnarled branches
  • Beautiful pinkish-white blossom, sweet fragrance, and plump, round, cherry red fruits
  • Source of food for wild birds, and bees and other beneficial insects love the gorgeous blossom
  • Supplied as a 90cm tall standard tree, including 3L pot
  • Will grow to approx. 3m (10ft) in 10 years if left unpruned. Fully winter hardy

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Item: 510943
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A wonderful standard Crab Apple, Red Sentinel's attractive branches burst with beautiful pinkish-white blossom throughout spring, filling your garden with lovely sweet fragrance They really do flower their socks off in spring, and are an excellent source of pollen to pollinate nearby Apple trees too, a method often used in commercial orchards. Beautiful and useful too!

The flowers are followed in autumn by plump, round, brightest cherry-red fruits that deepen in colour as they remain on the tree right into the winter. Once the leaves have dropped off, and the red fruits remain, it takes on a unique quality and appearance.

Fashioned by our expert growers into a beautiful standard tree with a lollipop head, Red Sentinel is ideal in sunny beds and borders where it will create a striking feature tree. Perfect for pots on your patio, it's Incredibly easy to care for prune to size just once a year in early spring, they are also totally winter hardy anywhere in the UK!

The miniature fruits can be harvested to make your own delicious, home-made crab apple jelly! Whats more, this tree is perfect for nature lovers, as any fruit you don't pick will provide a plentiful source of food for wild birds.  Bees and other beneficial insects will love the gorgeous blossom they will be helping to pollinate your whole mini-orchard!

Fully deserving its coveted RHS Award of Garden Merit, you can be sure that this is a proven garden performer, guaranteed to be suitable for UK gardeners at every level of experience. You can therefore plant this in the garden with confidence, for stunning displays for many years to come.

Supplied as a standard lollipop tree, 90cm tall (inc 3L pot) ready for planting out or potting on.


What Is Supplied

Item 510943 supplied as:
Supplied as a 90cm tall, standard potted tree. Will grow to approx. 3m (10ft) in 10 years if untrimmed. Fully winter hardy.

Plant Care Information

RHS Garden Merit
RHS Garden Merit
Perfect In Pots
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Winter Hardy
Easy To Grow
Easy To Grow

Top Tips

Keep well watered, and if growing in a pot, use a good quaity, soil-based compost.

Care Information

  • When planting incorporate lots of well-rotted garden compost in the planting hole and stake firmly.
  • Easy to maintain, pruning is just a case of removing dead, diseased and crossing branches in late winter, while the tree is still dormant.
  • Make sure you keep potted plants well fed and watered.

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Fully Grown Plant Dimensions (approx)

Plant Dimensions
250 cm
240 cm
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