Crabapple Prairifire

Malus ‘Prairifire’



This is a disease resistant variety that has good foliage retention during the summer. It blooms later than most crabs and offers stunning long lasting dark pink to red flowers. Leaves are glossy maroon in spring becoming dark green with purple veins for the summer. The fruit holds on and does not drop. 1996 Iowa tree of the year.


NOTE: This item is available for local pick up only.


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Planting Instructions

Plant 20 ft apart. Dig the hole twice as big around as the container it’s in, but no deeper. Remove the tree and roots from the container. Plant the tree and use loose soil to fill in the area around the tree. Step the tree in to insure its set good and then water. Water regularly until the tree is established.

Shipping Details

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Plant Info

Height: 15-20 ft

Spread: 20 ft

Foliage: Green - Purple

Exposure: Full Sun

Growing Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7

Growth Rate: