|This is a spreading, deciduous shrub or dwarf tree. Leaves are dense, ovate, often lobed, dark green, up to 3 inches long. Red buds develop into white flowers in spring. Fruit are deep red, approximately the size of a cherry. Grows 6 to 10 feet tall and 8 to 15 feet wide. This shrub does well in most soil, but will be more attractive if fed peat and compost.