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Plant Habit: Tree
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: 12-15 feet
Plant Spread: 12-15 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Flowering Tree
Edible Parts: Fruit
Dynamic Accumulator: K (Potassium)
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Not suitable for containers

Common names
  • Crabapple
  • Apple
Also sold as:
  • Prairiefire
  • Prairifire

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  • Posted by daylily (Ohio - Zone 6a) on Dec 3, 2011 1:16 PM concerning plant:
    Here in my zone 5/6 garden, Prairie Fire has withstood drought, heavy rains, ice storms, snow - all without a bit of problems. It is a four season tree. Lovely branching and bark in the winter, with the crabapples hanging on into December and sometimes January. Beautiful blooms in the spring. Lovely shiny heathy foliage in the summer. Fall, good color. The Cedar Waxwings visit it during migration and feast on the abundant fruit. A favorite.
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