Crab-Prairiefire (Malus)

Name Crab-Prairiefire
Botanical Name Malus

It's a crabapple tree (Prairiefire, Profusion, Indian Magic) which is disease resistant and tops off at 15 ft tall. In early spring it produces beautiful shades of pinkish-rose blooms. Later, small berry-like fruit, dark red purple 3/8 - 1/2 inches in diameter replace the flowers. Leaves are purplish green with purplish green bark, making the perfect backdrop for the growing season. You will find this tree adapts to a variety of soil conditions.

Location: Sun
Size: 15' Tall and 15' Wide
Flower Color: Pink, Rose
Bloom Time: April, May
Special Needs: Watch for japanese beetles. Spray as needed or treat with soil drench spring and fall.
Soil Conditions: Medium
Trim/Prune: Prune when trees are dormant
  • Attracts Birds
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