|This is a semi-weeping, spreading, deciduous tree. Leaves are ovate, often lobed, dark green, up to 3 inches long. Red buds produce pale pink blooms, fading to white as flowers mature. Followed by red fruit approximately the size of a cherry. This tree does well in most soil, but will be more attractive if fed peat and compost. 'Sparkler' flowers in a bright rose-red, followed by dark red fruit on a flat-topped, wide spreading, 15 foot high and 24 foot wide tree. New foliage emerges reddish and matures to dark green. This tree is a University of Minnesota introduction.