|This is a semi-weeping, spreading, deciduous tree. Fast growing. Leaves are dense, ovate, bronzy-purple with silver hairs, up to 3 inches long. Red buds develop into wine red flowers in spring. Produces purplish red fruit approximately the size of a cherry. Grows to 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.