Malus 'Prairie Fire' is an outstanding small American crab-apple, grown primarily for its stunning dark pink blossom. The flowers are large by crab-apple standards.
The red cherry-like fruitlets are also quite large, and useful for wildlife.
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Malus 'PrairieFire' is easy to grow and not usually troubled by diseases.
Malus 'Prairie Fire', more correctly known as Malus 'Prairiefire', was developed at the University of Illinois and released in the 1980s. Like many of the newer crab-apple varieties it is far more disease-resistant than the old traditional ones.
Illustrative example of a pot-grown tree of this variety as supplied.
Approximate girth: 6/8cm.
Trees should reach their mature height after about 10 or more years.
We may also have 1-year bare-root trees of this variety - they are not shown here.
We list more than 40 different crab-apple trees. Choosing can be difficult! See our article explaining the different characteristics of crab-apple trees which will help you narrow down the selection.