Amelanchier arborea 'Tift County' (standard) Sold Out For Spring 2021

Pink Damsel™ Serviceberry

A billowing, spillowing mound of soft pink in spring, this University of Georgia selection of Serviceberry came from Tift County in South Georgia. This pink flowering form grows vigorously through the heat on our nursery forming an arching mound. Flowers are light pink and are plentiful on the numerous twigs. Early tests in North Georgia have shown red-orange fall color. Selected by the productive Dr. John Ruter, the new director of the UGA Trial Gardens in Athens, Georgia.

Category: Small flowering tree; deciduous
Hardiness: 6 to 8
Foliage: Pale medium green, finer textured than many Serviceberry
Fall Color: Red-orange
Flower: Abundant light pink flowers in March/April
Fruit: Edible ornamental; red turning dark blue/purplish, small, juicy fruits; fruits are not messy on the ground because the greedy birds eat them on the tree
Bark: Smooth attractive gray bark on young trees
Winter Interest: Smooth gray finish, arching tracery
Texture: Fairly fine in foliage
Shape: arching mound; round
Mature Size: 16' tall x 20' wide
Growth Rate: Calipers slowly, canopy growth robust
Adaptability: Tift County Serviceberry originated in hot, humid South Georgia, where colorful native trees are a scarcity
Native Habitat: Eastern US native