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Malus 'Purple Prince' /Purple Prince Crabapple

Malus 'Purple Prince'  / Malus 'Purple Prince'
Fruit and foliage
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Fruit and foliage

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Crabapples and foliage

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Scientific Name: Malus 'Purple Prince'
Common Name: Purple Prince Crabapple
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Red
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Purple
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants that Attract Birds
Comments: Has carmine-red flower buds that open into pinkish-red flowers. This is a vigorously growing cultivar and may be one of the best selections for the landscape. Has many purple fruit in the fall that persist into the winter.