Malus prairie fire growing tree of the genus Malus also known as Malus ioensis or Prairie crabapple, Malus prairie fire perennial deciduous plant, can be used for edible fruits but mostly for the ornamental fruits and flowers, can grow in temperate and cold mediterranean or cold subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-9
Flower color pink or purple and in round bowl shape and five petals.
Malus prairie fire fruits
Fruit color is white-green the peel pink color.
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Requirements for Malus prairie fire growing and care:
Chilling hours or cool winter (depend on the cultivars), if the tree attack in the beginning of the winter need to collect all the leaves and the fruit from the ground, cut all the infected branches.
What is the best way to start growing?
Is it necessary to graft in Malus prairie fire?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Very sensitive to pests and disease
Winter, spring, summer
Pests and diseases:
Aphids, Borer, mite
Autumn / Winter
How to prune:
Weak and dead branches
Size of the plant:
2-7 m, 6-21 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
Pink or white or pink with white flower in the size 3-4 cm
Thinning the bloom:
The first two years recommend
Pollination is done by:
Fruit harvest season:
Summer / Autumn
Fruits pests or diseases:
Birds, mite, fruit fly
What can be done with big quantities of Malus prairie fire fruits?
Eaten raw, baked, cake, juice and more, fruits leather
Work requirements on the fruit:
Cover the tree with net or protect the fruit against fruit fly
How long does it take to bear fruit?