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Prairifire Crabapple Tree

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$108.00
 

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Twice a monthFull sunDeer resistantSpring
 
  • At maturity, it reaches a height of 20-25 feet and a spread of 15-20 feet
  • The tree blooms in spring with vibrant pink-red flowers that contrast beautifully with the deep purple-red leaves.
  • The Prairifire Crabapple Tree is also resistant to disease and pests, making it a low-maintenance option for any gardener
 

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The Prairifire Crabapple Tree is a stunning ornamental tree that boasts an explosion of vibrant pinkish-red blooms in the spring, followed by small, glossy maroon fruits that attract wildlife. Its stunning foliage turns from a deep purple-red to a vibrant green in the summer, then to yellow-orange in the fall, making it a showstopper throughout the seasons. Additionally, this tree is easy to care for and can adapt to different soil conditions, making it a great addition to any landscape.

Growth rate: Fast growth rate. Reaches a mature height of 20-25 ft and width of 15 ft

Please note: Images on our website depict plants and trees at full maturity to showcase their expected grown characteristics. These images are illustrative examples only and do not represent the size of plants or trees upon delivery.

Pruning: Only prune The Prairifire Crabapple Tree to remove dead, diseased or damaged wood, and do so in late winter or early spring before new growth appears.

Fertilization: Fertilize in early spring before new growth with a balanced fertilizer or a slow-release fertilizer specifically formulated for trees.

Winter Protection: Provide a 2-3 inch layer of mulch around the base of the tree to protect the roots from freezing, and wrap the trunk with a tree wrap to prevent sun-scald or frost cracks in colder climates.


When planting The Prairifire Crabapple Tree in the ground, choose a location with well-draining soil and full sun exposure. Dig a hole twice as wide as the root ball and just as deep. Backfill the hole with a mix of native soil and organic matter. Water thoroughly after planting and keep the soil moist but not waterlogged. If planting in a pot, choose a container that is at least twice the size of the root ball and use well-draining soil. Place the pot in a sunny location and water regularly.

The Prairifire Crabapple Tree thrives in full sun to partial shade and requires moderate watering, ensuring the soil is moist but not waterlogged. Water newly planted trees regularly during the first growing season to help establish a healthy root system, then reduce the frequency of watering as the tree matures. In general, the tree requires approximately 1 inch of water per week, whether from rainfall or irrigation, and it's important to avoid letting the soil dry out completely between waterings.

We process and ship your order as quickly as possible, typically within 1-3 business days. You will receive a shipping confirmation with tracking information once your item(s) ship.

We have perfected packaging and shipping plants & trees! That is why we DO NOT use any third-party fulfillment like most other online retailers. Your trees go straight from our farm to your door, safely packaged by our team of seasoned professionals. Our process ensures your plants leave our facility and arrive to your door in the best condition possible!

In cases of extreme cold or hot weather, we may temporarily delay shipping to ensure the well-being of your plants. Our primary focus is on delivering healthy and thriving plants to you. Rest assured, we'll make every effort to notify you of any delays promptly.

Please allow additional ship times during inclement weather and sale periods. We do not process or ship orders on the weekend or U.S. Holidays. Simply Trees is not responsible for delays due to carriers, local disruptions, or weather.

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USDA GROW ZONE:

Zones 4-8

The Prairifire Crabapple Tree, also known as Malus x 'Prairifire' is hardy in USDA zones 4-8, and can withstand temperatures as low as -20°F. This makes it a great option for gardeners in colder climates who want to add color and interest to their landscape.

Our Process

We have perfected packaging and shipping plants & trees! That is why we DO NOT use any third-party fulfillment like most other online retailers. Your trees go straight from our farm to your door, safely packaged by our team of seasoned professionals. Our process ensures your plants leave our facility and arrive to your door in the best condition possible!