Malus 'Prairie Fire®
Description: A superb small tree upright in habit with vibrant deep pink single flowers, dark purple to green narrow leaves and attractive small spheroid purple fruit in the autumn.
History: Developed by D.F Dayton, Department of Horticulture, University of Illinois in 1982.
Malus Growing Tips: Crab Apples are self-fertile, and very useful as pollinators for a variety of fruit trees. Full sun or part shade lover, best grown in fertile, moist, deep, loamy soils. Requires minimal pruning in late winter or spring to remove damaged, diseased or misplaced growth.
Height and Spread (after 10 years): 4m x 3m