Amelanchier x grandiflora 'Forest Prince'

Forest Prince Shad (Forest Prince Serviceberry)

Categories: Shrubs

Apple Serviceberry is a hybrid between A. arborea and A. laevis. The main ornamental feature is the flowers that are larger than those of other Amelanchier. The flowers are borne in early May and are at first tinged with pink but later fade to white. The young leaves are purplish and the fall color is yellow to orange.


More About Amelanchier x grandiflora 'Forest Prince'

  • larger flowers than most all other Amelanchier
  • Edible red-black berries .

Good for use as a background shrub or a specimen small tree. The thick, glossy foliage turns orange and red in fall.


Height:

15-25 ft

Spread:

12-15 ft

Hardiness Zone:

3-8

Amelanchier x grandiflora 'Forest Prince' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Hedging
  • Screening/Hedge
  • Native to Northeast
  • Climbing
  • Mass Plant
  • Good for Naturalizing
  • Specimen
  • Good for Shady Sites

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant

Exposure

  • Sun Tolerant
  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Slow

Nature Attraction

  • Songbirds

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Early Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Fall

Flower Color

  • White

Fruit

  • Blue-black

Habit

  • Vase-like
  • Spreading