The Prairifire Crabapple has purple new foliage, clear red-pink flowers, and abundant dark red fruit. The flowers that appear in May form all over the tree and stay that beautiful color throughout the blooming period.
The Prairifire Crab has an upright spreading and is rounded. The foliage emerges purple and becomes a reddish green. Flowers will appear in May and they are bright pinkish red in color and will stay that vibrant color throughout the blooming time. The flowers will give rise to dark-red fruit through the fall and winter. This will provide food for the birds.
This small ornamental tree grows to be 20′ tall with a spread of 20′. It does well in full sun and is very adaptable to different soil types and moisture.