Twisted branches produce pretty flowers and plentiful fruit. Prized for its compact growth habit, plants grow only 3 feet tall with a twisted, contorted structure that is attractive in the winter landscape. Self-fertile bushes bear abundant crops of tasty yellow fruits that ripen in September and make a delicious, vitamin-rich, lemon-lime flavored syrup. Begins bearing 2 to 3 years after planting. Not bothered by pests or disease.