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Malus ‘Hillieri’

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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A robust small tree, Malus 'Hillieri' has gorgeous slightly fragrant, pink, semi to double flowers in Spring. Small red/orange fruit are produced in late summer/autumn good for crab apple jelly. Leaves are dark green with red/orange tints in a good autumn before falling.

Although generally upright and pyramidal when young, Malus 'Hillieri' has a broad, rounded crown once established.

Supplied Size: 7.5L containers (100 - 125 cm tall)

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Malus ‘Hillieri’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
7.5 litres

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or partial shade.
Soil: Any fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Flowering Period: April - May.
Flower Colour: Pink
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Malus 'Hillieri' grows to be a small tree with a broad, rounded crown.
Height: up to 6 m (20 ft)
Spread: 5 m (16 ft)

Pruning: Malus 'Hillieri' can be pruned to shape in late winter or early spring if required.

Plant Finder: about Malus ‘Hillieri’

Common names

Crab Apple ‘Hillieri’


Malus ‘Hillieri’ (Crab Apple ‘Hillieri’). This is a crab apple with fragrant, pink, semi-double to double flowers opening from dark purple buds. Mid green foliage is flecked with orange and red in the autumn. Fruits are orange-red.


They will prefer a cool, moist climate with full sun with fertile, well-drained, loamy soil, you must protect from strong winds. In winter, cut out dead or diseased wood and prune to maintain a balanced branch stem.

Interest and use

Grown for attractive blossom and edible and ornamental fruit.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Malus ‘Hillieri’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterMoist

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