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Prairie Fire Crabapple

Botanical Name:
Malus 'Prairie Fire'
Plant Description:
Small growing, flowering tree becoming rounded with age. Dark-pink blossoms open in mid-spring followed by persistent red fruit. New leaves are red turning to red-green in summer then to orange-red in fall. Good disease resistance. Great accent plant. The fruit of crabapples are edible and are often used in jellies but not pleasant eaten fresh.
Plant Family:
Rosaceae
USDA Hardiness Zones:
5 to 8
Mature Size:
20' tall and wide
Plant Type:
Deciduous Tree
Light Requirement:
Sun
Bloom Season:
May to June
Water Requirement:
2 - Moderate
Fruit:
Edible
Bloom Color(s):
Pink
Utah Native:
No
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