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Purple Prince crabapple

Malus 'Purple Prince'

Interesting Flower Valuable to wildlife

Characteristics:
Exquisite, purple-bronze foliage in summer with showy deep pink flowers in spring and maroon fruit in fall.

Growing Conditions:
Best in full to part sun and tolerant of a variety of soil types.

Uses:
An outstanding rosy bloom crab. Considered one of the best purple foliaged crabapples.

Height:
20' at maturity

Width:
20' at maturity

Shape:
Rounded

Flowers:
Showy rosy-red flowers in hanging clusters cover the tree.

Leaves:
Purple-bronze, pointed leaves.

Bark:
Golden-brown, somewhat peely with age.

Cultivar introduced by Oregon's J.Frank Schmidt Nursery.