|This is a semi-weeping, spreading, deciduous tree. Leaves are ovate, often lobed, dark green, up to 3 inches long. Dark red to purplish red buds open to rose-pink blooms, with a white star in the center. Fruit is bright red to crimson, usually yellowish on shaded side. This tree does well in most soil, but will be more attractive if fed peat and compost.