Prairie Fire Crabapple

$39.95

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Prairie Fire Crabapple

$39.95

Prairie Fire Crabapple (Malus sylvestris) is a fiery spectacle, known for its bright red blossoms and glossy foliage. This tree is a blend of beauty and resilience, offering both visual appeal and resistance to common diseases.

4-5′ Bareroot Grafted

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Environmental Requirements

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 4-8
Soil pH: 6.0-6.5
Soil Type: Well-drained
Water Requirements: Moderate
Sunlight Requirements: Full sun
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Heat Tolerance: Good
Chilling Hours: None

Size and Spacing

Plant Size: 15-20′ tall, 15-20′ wide
Plant Spacing: 15-20′
Growth Habit: Upright, spreading
Rootstock: Malus domestica

Pollination and Flowering

Pollination Requirements: Self-fertile
Pollination Mechanisms: Insects (bees)
Bloom Time: April-May
Flower Color: Pink

Fruit Characteristics

Fruit Size: 1-2″
Fruit Flavor: Tart
Fruit Color and Appearance Red
Harvest Time: September-October
Yield & Storage: Low, short storage
Years to Bear: 2-5

Disease and Pest Susceptibility

Apple Scab Resistance: Resistant
Fire Blight Resistance: Resistant
Cedar-Apple Rust Resistance: Resistant
Powdery Mildew Resistance: Resistant
Codling Moth Resistance: Moderately Susceptible
Apple Maggot Resistance: Moderately Susceptible

Additional Plant Characteristics

Growth Habit: Upright, spreading
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: Orange-red
Lifespan: 50-60 years

Additional Information

Toxicity: Non-toxic
Invasive Potential: Low
Native Range: Tian Shan mountains of Kazakhstan
Nitrogen Fixing: No

Prairie Fire Crabapple

$39.95

In stock