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Prairie Fire Crabapple Tree

Ever-Changing Beauty

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Prairie Fire Crabapple Tree

Ever-Changing Beauty

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Listen to why this is Niles' favorite.

A fantastic new development in crabapple trees, Prairie Fire is resistant to scab, rust, fire blight and even Japanese beetles. The rounded 15-to-20 ft. tree promises an all-season extravaganza in your garden! The excitement begins early in the spring, with the emergence of lovely pinkish-red blooms. That's followed by the new purple-maroon foliage that later matures into a striking reddish-green color. In the fall, Prairie Fire puts on a vibrant display of red, orange and purple that's embellished by the glossy red fruits. Because it's so disease resistant, the tree holds onto its leaves and fruits longer than other crabapple varieties. The crabapples persist well into fall, even winter, and are a much-needed food source for birds. Zones 6-7.

Note: We are unable to ship our trees to PO Boxes at this time.

SKU: 73979
$34.99
For each offer ordered, get one 2-3' bareroot
Grows in zones: 6-7
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  • Botanical Name: Malus 'Prairie Fire'
  • Height: 15 - 20 feet.
  • Spacing: 20 feet.
  • Depth: Plant so the roots are below soil level and water thoroughly.
  • Spread: 15 - 20 feet.
  • Light Required: Full Sun
  • Color: Intense pinkish-red blossoms.
  • Size: 2-3' Bareroot
  • Blooms: Early Spring, Mid Spring, Late Spring, All Spring
  • Fruit: Glossy dark red 1/2 inch fruit.
  • Zone: 6-7
  • Form: Tree, flowering, crabapple.
  • Flower Form: Typical crabapple blossoms.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained soil. Tolerates a fairly wide range of soil conditions.
  • Growth Rate: Medium to fast growth rate.
  • Pruning: Prune to remove suckers and watersprouts, prune as young trees to develop good branch structure.
  • Foliage: New leaves emerge purple and turn reddish-green as they mature.
  • Comments: Beauty for all seasons. Prolific flower production in the Spring. Blooms are very clear and bright, never muddy, new foilage is an attractive purple-maroon, becomes reddish-green and then red, orange and purple in the Fall. Red fruit is persistent into l

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