Malus 'Firecracker'

Crabapple-edible


Photo courtesy of Eastern Shore Nursery

  • Fruit looks like miniature red delicious apple
  • Bright red flesh with a tart taste
  • Mid-season bloomer
  • Pollinates with any apple or crabapple
  • Excellent in jams, salads or baking
Cold Tolerant
Cold Tolerant
Edible
Edible
Garden
Garden
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Full Sun
Full Sun
Spring
Spring
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

A hardy, easy to grow tree.  Plant in full sun.  Adapts to most any soil condition as long as it is not wet. Prune in late winter as needed


Height: 8-12 in
Price Level 1: $59,99 eac.~#7
Bloom Color:
Zone: 2-5
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Garden
  • Cold Tolerant
  • Specimen
  • Low Maintenance
  • Edible

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Habit:

  • Upright

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Attracts Songbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Dry Soil