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May Plant of the Month: Crab apple

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Our dedicated team member, Henry has chosen the plant of the month for May here at Love Plants. Due to its ornamental beauty and its versatility, it makes another perfect choice for beginners and gardening experts alike. Offering year-round interest and charm with its delicate blossoms in the spring, right through to its colorful fruits in autumn.

The crab apple malus sylvestris is a true gem in any garden that will produce bountiful fruit. With a diverse range of varieties, there is one to suit any landscape. Whether you have a spacious garden or a cozy patio, there is a crab apple that is perfect for your chosen space.

At Love Plants, we understand the importance of selecting plants that are not only eye catching, but also thrive in local environments. The Crab apple tree is the perfect May flowering plant, with its adaptability to various soil types and climates, is an excellent choice for gardens in Shrewsbury and the surrounding areas. 

One of the many reasons why Crab apple trees are loved by gardeners is their ability to attract wildlife. Bees buzz around the fragrant blossoms, while birds flock to feast on the colourful fruit. Planting a Crab apple in your garden is not just about visual appeal; it’s about creating a vibrant ecosystem where nature can thrive.

As we embrace the joys of spring and look forward to summer, take some time to visit Love Plants at Salop Leisure in Shrewsbury to explore our selection of Crab apple varieties. Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or just starting your green-thumb adventure, there’s no better time to plant a Crab apple and watch your garden flourish with beauty, charm, and life.

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