|This is an upright, broad deciduous tree. Leaves are dense, ovate, often lobed, purple, green at maturity, up to 3 inches long. Red buds develop into deep pink flowers in spring. Fruit are deep red, shiny, 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. Not disease resistant.