Plant Library

Crabapple Prairie Fire

Common Name: Crabapple

Botanical Name: Malus

Variety: Prairie Fire

Blossom Color: Dark Pink

Bloom Time: May

Zone: 4 to 7

Exposure: Sun

Mature Height: 20'

Mature Width: 20'

Notes: Excellent foliage retention during summer, and produces bright pink blooms later than most crabapples. The fruits do not drop, but persist on the tree well into winter. Bark is a glossy, dark red with numerous prominent lenticels.