This tree has an upright oval growth habit and when established it can grow more than a foot a year, which may require regular pruning maintenance. Mature height can be up to 20 feet with a spread of up to 15 feet. Branches are golden brown in color and grow in a wavy manner adding to the character of the tree. Small beautiful red flowers with a white center cover the tree just as leaves are emerging. The fruit turns bright red in the fall and is persistent on the tree through the winter.