A naturally dwarf tree with an upright growth habit making it suitable for small gardens. The leaves are dark purple in spring turning dark green in summer. Deep pink and white blossom is borne in April and May which are followed by large maroon crab apples in October. The crab apples have dark red flesh and make an excellent red jelly. Deciduous.
Grow in moderately fertile, moist, but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. It will grow to a height of 3m and a spread of 1m.