|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. 'Velvet Pillar' blooms in sparce pink flowers, followed by red fruit on an upright columnar, 20 by 14 foot tall and wide tree with dull purple foliage.