Prairie Fire Crabapple
Its showy, dark pink to red flowers draws most people to the prairifire flowering crabapple. And for good reason. The stunning, long-lasting spring blossoms are a sight to behold. But this variety also offer year-round beauty with its changing leaf color. Glossy maroon or purplish-red in spring, the leaves become dark green with purplish-red veins in the summer then a beautiful bronze color in autumn.
- Features bright red spring flowers and showy fall foliage
- Produces red-purple edible fruit which attracts wildlife
- Is a hardy tree capable of growing in a wide range of conditions
Typically spreading wider than its height, the profusion crabapple makes a statement. An abundance of violet-red flowers appears each spring. Leaves emerge reddish-purple, turning bronzy-green in the summer and then a lovely honey-yellow in the fall. Showy, edible red fruit also appears in the fall.
- Produces 1 ½" violet-red flowers in April
- Yields edible red fruit ½" in diameter, great for jellies
- Provides honey-yellow fall color
- Is resistant to leaf spot and rust