The small mature size of Firebird Crabapple makes it an excellent choice where space is limited. Its ability to attract wildlife, especially birds that feed on its fruit, enhances its value in creating eco-friendly gardens that support biodiversity.
Shrub-form trees are excellent choices as screens or specimens where lower branching is preferred. The shrub form options is an excellent choice for adding color and texture to mixed borders.
Grafted trees (single-stem) are useful when mixed with perennials and shrubs beneath. It thrives as a focal point in small garden spaces, where its compact size and decorative qualities can be fully appreciated. While the fruits are attractive, Firebird Crabapple should not be sited next to patios or walkways where the spring fruit drop is undesirable.