HARDINESS: Zones 6 - 9.
GROWTH HABIT: 25' high with a 15'-20' spread. Upright and rounded. Can be multi or standard. Moderate growth rate; prefers well-drained soil.
FOILAGE: Oval to heart shaped leaves that emerge as scarlett-purple and turn dark green with age. turns yellow to greenish brown in fall.
FLOWERS: Pink-purple blooms in early spring.
BARK: Smooth, reddish brownish; matures to reddish-grey to black, rough ridges.
LANDSCAPE VALUE: A small flowering tree; beautiful as an accent tree because of its vibrant burgundy foliage. Moderately drought tolerant.