Flowering Crabapple

Malus 'Prairifire' Rosaceae

Growth habit

Tree

Perennation

Perennial

Location

Cornell Class of 1938 Native Maple Slope

Source of plant

Schmidt & Son Co., Northern Nurseries

Description

Moderately upright to rounded tree reaching 20' in height and width; young leaves red-maroon maturing to deep green. Flowers single, red-purple, about 1.5" across. Fruit spheroid, about 0.5" across, deep purple-red. Disease free (Nichols).

USDA Hardiness Zone

4

Special characteristics

disease resistance