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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Brand*
  • Oklahoma Proven
Cultural Information*
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Moderate Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Dark Pink
  • Red
Flower Type*
  • Single Blooming
  • Fragrant
Fruit Type*
  • Edible Fruit
Growth Habit*
  • Ornamental/Medium Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Red/Brilliant Red
  • Orange/Brilliant Orange
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Burgundy/Crimson
  • Purple
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Purple
  • Green
  • Burgundy/Crimson
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Birds
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Attracts Bees
Plant Type*
  • Tree
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Moist
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Average
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Graft
Season of Interest*
  • Spring Flowering
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Summer
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Southern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Provides Shade
  • Mass Planting
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Sound Barrier
  • Border Plant
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Accent Plant
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Very easy to grow, adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your tree the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

Interesting Notes

Prairefire Crab apple is truly a all time favorite and winner in the Crap apple family Order now, supplies are limited. You will not be billed until tree is shipped.

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PRAIREFIRE CRABAPPLE

Malus x 'Prairifire'

Buy Prairefire Crabapple online. It was released from the breeding program at the University of Illinois, this selection combines beautiful purple-to-green foliage and bright deep pink to red long lasting flowers, excellent red fruit and glossy dark red bark. It has an excellent resistance to rust, mildew and fire blight.The benchmark to which all crab apples are measured against.

Mature Height:

15-20 Feet

Mature Spread:

15-20 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

4-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Rosaceae · Common Name: Apple / Crabapple

Malus species cannot be shipped into CA, OR, or WA.

FREE with every plant purchased:

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  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 11687

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
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$100.00

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5 gallon Potted

SKU: 3204

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
(5-6 ft tall)
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$115.00

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7 gallon Potted

SKU: 3908

(6.08 gallons / 23.03 liters)
(6-8 ft tall)
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$200.00

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15 gallon Potted

SKU: 7142

(12.7 gallons / 48 liters)
(6-8 ft tall)
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$300.00

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