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Malus 'Purple Prince'

Plant Type: Deciduous Trees | Flowering Trees

Rose-red blossoms and maroon fruits. Purple-bronze foliage and bright flowers. 'Purple Prince' does not suffer from stem splitting and is a fast grower. Because it matures quickly as a young tree this is one of the best purple-leaf crabs. Excellent resistance to Scab, Fireblight and Cedar-Apple Rust. Height: 20' Spread: 20' Shape: Rounded Exposure: Full Sun Zone: 4-7

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Purple to bronze-green

Plant Spread

20' tall and wide

Good Companions

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