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Prairifire Crabapple

Malus x 'Prairifire'

Item 061145

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USDA Zone:
4-8
This plant will grow in my zone:
6
  • Light Needs
    Full sun
  • Watering Needs
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Description:

An outstanding flowering tree with an upright form that becomes rounded with age. Reddish new foliage matures to a dark green. Lovely deep pink spring flowers produce persistent, small, dark red-purple fruit. A colorful accent for smaller landscapes. Deciduous.

Close Up :: Credit: Doreen Wynja Fruit :: Credit: Doreen Wynja

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Average Landscape Size
Moderate growing; reaches 15 to 20 ft. tall and wide.
Flowering Season
Botanical Name: Malus x 'Prairifire'
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Deciduous
Growth Habit: Round
Growth Rate: Moderate
Special Feature: Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Showy Fruit
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Attribute: Showy Flowers
Bloom Time: Spring
Flower Color: Red
Garden Style: Rustic ,   Mediterranean ,   Cottage ,   Contemporary ,   Asian/Zen
Design Ideas: This easy-to-grow accent tree can be used as a single specimen in the front yard for curb appeal, or in the back where you may enjoy its seasonal changes. An excellent habitat and food source for wildlife. Its dark fruit is very decorative but may stain light-colored paving. There is nothing more beautiful than a gateway flanked with flowering Crabapple, or a long run of them up the driveway for a large-scale display. Perfect for country and cottage gardens to achieve that old-fashioned romantic character.

Provide enriched, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Feed before new spring growth appears. Thin heavy crops in early summer to prevent breakage or damage. Prune as needed to remove dead or damaged wood, or maintain smaller size.

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