|This is an upright, vase-shaped deciduous tree. Leaves are dense, ovate, often lobed, purplish when young, dark green at maturity, up to 3 inches long. Red buds develop into pink flowers with red margins. Fruit are yellow-red, approximately the size of a cherry. Grows 15 to 25 feet tall and 10 to 20 feet wide. This tree does well in most soil, but will be more attractive if fed peat and compost.