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Malus ‘Purple Prince’
Purple Prince Crabapple
Zone: 4 Height: 20' Spread: 20'
Shape: Rounded
Foliage: Purple, becoming bronze green
Flower: Rose red
Fruit: Maroon, 3⁄8" - 1⁄2"
An outstanding rosy bloom crab. The purple bronze foliage and bright flowers rival Liset, but Purple Prince does not suffer from stem splitting and is faster growing. This is probably the best purple foliaged crab for growers.
Disease Resistance:
Excel. Fireblight: Good
Cedar-Apple Rust: Excel. Mildew: Good
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