This is a rounded, spreading, deciduous tree, to 30 feet tall and wide. Leaves are ovate, often lobed, dark green, up to 3 inches long. Red buds develop into double, large rose-pink flowers in spring. Produces a low quantity of yellow fruit, approximately the size of a cherry. This tree does well in most soil, but will be more attractive if fed peat and compost. Disease resistant.
Important Info : Be careful not to prune too much or apply too much fertilizer since these can increase susceptibility to disease.
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)
Early season flowering
From softwood cuttings
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater