Prairiefire Crabapple

Regular price $60.00 Sale

Malus 'Prairiefire'

Excellent disease resistance. Upright, spreading structure becoming rounded with maturity. Attractive red-maroon foliage, ageing reddish-green. Crimson buds open to bright pinkish-red, single flowers.

Fruit is dark red, 3/8 to 1/2 inch and very persistent. Blooms later than most crabs. Very disease resistant.

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Photo courtesy of Our Growing Friends at Casey Nursery in Goldsboro, NC and Texas Pecan Nursery in Chandler, TX

Ornamental Characteristics
Category Flowering Tree
Foilage Type Deciduous
Height 10' - 20'
Spread 15' - 20'
Shape Upright - Canopy Matures to a Round Form
Primary Foilage Color Dark Green
Seasonal Foilage Color Sheds its leaves during colder months
Flowering Season Spring
Flower Color Crimson-pink
Fruit Yes - crabapples
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Slow
Sun Preferences Full Sun
Water Preferences Average: Ensure Planting Area Provides Adequate Drainage
Cold Hardiness Zone 3 - 8