The Purple Prince Crabapple is a fast-growing small, rounded tree. It attracts birds, hummingbirds, and butterflies.
The Purple Prince Crabapple is a disease resistant crab. It has an upright, spreading shape. It will grow to be 18′ to 20′ tall with a 18′ spread. It has purple-bronze leaves in the spring that turn green in the summer and then golden in the fall. It has rose red flowers that mature into purple fruits that persist through the winter and attract birds and other wildlife.
This crab is very adaptable in most soils and looks spectacular in most landscapes because of the berries that last through the winter. It requires full sun exposure.