|'Purple Pony' is a dwarf cultivar, reaching only 10 to 12 feet in height. The deep purple foliage holds its color the entire season. The flowers are single, pale pink, it produes no fruit.
This is a rounded, deciduous tree with ovate to obovate leaves. Bears solitary, bowl-shaped flowers, to 1 inch long, along bare shoots in early spring. This is a highly decorative tree, with beautiful foliage. Excellent in Japanese gardens, or just about anywhere you would like an extravagant, showy specimen tree.