Winter bark and fall colours are major highlights of this plant.
Spring flowering is beautiful but short-lived (4-5 days).
Works well as a showy specimen tree.
Dense branches create an excellent small-headed screening all year-round.
You can race the birds for the fruit.
Grows in full sunDrought tolerant.
Do not irrigate.
Prefers a mulched bed and does not tolerate grass growing around its base.