A lovely little upright growing tree with tapered glossy deep purple foliage that turns to hues of rich red in autumn. In late spring a profusion of quite large purple-crimson flowers emerge complementing the foliage perfectly. Dark red fruits.
Hardy and easily grown small trees cultivated for the beauty of their spring blossom during April and May and equally colourful displays of crabapples later in the year, these are often retained after the leaves have fallen in autumn and are very popular with birds. Although the fruits are too bitter to eat they may be turned into a delicious crabapple jelly. Any reasonable soil that does not become waterlogged.
These hardy trees produce stunning fragrant blossoms in spring and equally attractive fruits which are much loved by birds. Ideal as specimens and will tolerate most soils making them easy to grow.Small deciduous tree with upright habit of growth, glossy purple foliage turning red in autumn. This also has purple-red flowers followed by stunning red fruits. Easy to grow in any soil.