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Prairifire Crabapple

Malus 'Prairifire'

       Also spelled 'Prairie Fire'

  • Features:

       Grows to 20' height and width

        Upright, rounded crown

        Carmine buds

        Showy dark pink flowers in spring

        Small maroon fruit in autumn

        Provides food for wildlife

        Attractive dark reddish-brown stems provide winter interest

        Disease and pest resistant

       Very urban tolerant: tolerates soil compaction,  drought, pollution, wounding, heavy pruning

  • Culture:

       Full sun to part sun

       Prefers moist, well-drained, slightly acidic soil; but adaptable to poor soils and various pHs

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