Malus Prairifire Crabapple

Albrecht's NurseryHeight:  15-20′

Spread:  20′
Shape:  Upright, spreading becoming rounded
Fall Foliage: 
Exposure:  Full Sun
Zone:  4-7

This disease resistant cross by Dr. Dan Dayton, University of Illinois, has especially good foliage retention during summer. It blooms later than most crabs. The bark is a glossy dark red with numerous prominent lenticels, and the fruit does not drop. 1996 Iowa Tree of the Year.