Crabapple, Prairifire

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Malus 'Prairifire'

Height: 18-20ft
Spread: 18-20ft
Zone: 4-8
Exposure: Full sun
Growth Rate: Moderate
Bloom Time/Color: April-May; pink
Fall Color: Orange
Uses: Specimen, ornamental
Maintenance: Low
Tree Shape: Upright, rounded
Other: Purple-red fruit, attractive bark

'Prairifire' crabapple is an upright, rounded tree that, in the spring, is covered in deep cherry pink flowers that give way to fruits that mature to purple-red in autumn (fruits will persist through the winter). Foliage is a beautiful purplish red-green and changes to an orangey-copper color in autumn. Bark is also attractive/ornamental in this cultivar. Overall, crabapples prefer well-drained, average soils in full sun and can be more tolerant of a wide range of growing conditions in maturity. Attracts wildlife.

Disease resistance: Cedar apple rust, fireblight, mildew & scab = excellent

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