Prairie Rose Crabapple #7

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Botanical Name: Malus 'Prairie Rose'

Cultivar: Prairie Rose

Other Names: Roseybloom, Crabapple

This flowering crab is a fruitless hybrid, it boasts deep-pink double blooms on broadly sweeping branches, an ornamenental beauty with no messy fruit to worry about

Plant Categories: Tree, Flowering Tree, Ornamental Tree, Deciduous Tree

Water Requirements
Average, Moist

Sunlight Requirements
Full Sun

Plant Height
20 Feet

Plant Width/Spread
15 Feet


Flowering Plant

Suitable For Growing Under Power Lines

Noteworthy Shape

Out of stock


Growth & Care

USDA Plant Hardiness Zone4a
Growth RateAverage
Recommended Pruning MethodLate Winter Pruning


Foliage TypeDeciduous
Fall ColorYellow
Plant FormRound


Flower PeriodSpring
Flower ColorPink
Flower FragranceUnscented

Additional Categories

Additional CategoryFlowering Crab
Landscape ApplicationAccent, Garden


Planting & Growing

Prairie Rose Flowering Crab will grow to be about 20 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 15 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 2 feet from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 50 years or more.

This tree should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. Consider applying a thick mulch around the root zone in winter to protect it in exposed locations or colder microclimates. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

Landscape Attributes

Prairie Rose Flowering Crab is a deciduous tree with a more or less rounded form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This tree will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Prairie Rose Flowering Crab is recommended for the following landscape applications:

Accent, General Garden Use

Ornamental Features

Prairie Rose Flowering Crab is clothed in stunning clusters of pink flowers along the branches in early spring. It has dark green deciduous foliage. The pointy leaves turn yellow in fall.