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Malus 'Prairifire' /Prairifire Crabapple

Malus 'Prairifire'  / Malus 'Prairifire'
Fruit in late autumn
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Fruit in late autumn

Close-up of fruit clusters

Late autumn fruit and foliage just before leaf drop

Cherry-like fruit hanging in clusters on a tree

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Scientific Name: Malus 'Prairifire'
Common Name: Prairifire Crabapple
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Pink, Red
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Trees, Fruiting
Comments: Has pinkish-red flower buds that open into slightly fragrant deep pink-red flowers. Birds love the small reddish fruit that are produced in great quantities in the fall.