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Forsythia shrub is among the earliest shrubs to bloom and provides a blast of color when gardeners need it the most.
It is a genus of deciduous shrubs belonging to the olive family (Oleaceae). There are approximately 11 species in the genus and many cultivated variants that differ in height, growth habit, bloom period, and to a specific extent, color. This shrub is native to Eastern Asia. It is a fast-growing shrub that may grow up to 3 to 8 feet tall and 4 to 12 feet wide. They have an upright, arching appearance and are well-known for their long branches. The plant is known as the Easter tree in various parts of the region, and the blossoms are known as golden bells.
It is a vigorous shrub with rough gray-brown bark and opposite leaves. The leaves are green or variegated, pointy, and serrated. It is rare to see fall foliage of any significance, yet it may have a purple, red, or yellow hue. This plant puts on a lovely display of bell-shaped yellow flowers that grow in tiny clusters on the stem in the early spring before the leaves appear. There are four petals to each flower that connect only at the base. A dry capsule holding numerous winged seeds develops after the flowers fade.
Forsythia shrub grows best in full sun but may handle part shade.
It prefers well-drained and moist soil, although it is tolerant of many soil types. Once you plant them, they can withstand drought conditions and may even thrive in clay soils.
Zone: 5 to 9
Sun Exposure: Full sun to partial shade
Best time to Harvest: Early to Mid Spring
Water requirements: Regular or weekly
Height at maturity: Around 3 to 8 feet tall and approximately 4 to 12 feet wide
Ship as: Bare root
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It is necessary to prune the shrubs every year to maintain an attractive plant shape. The optimal time to prune is immediately after its flowering period. It needs little maintenance, but you can do a few things to ensure they function at their peak.
You may use this shrub in various ways, as a specimen plant, in a mixed border, as a backdrop for a perennial bed, or as a hedge when planted in groups or as groundcovers. They are also suitable for seasonal privacy barriers. You have to choose a location where they have plenty of space to develop and extend as they mature.
There are three main species of plants, Forsythia suspensa, Forsythia viridissima, and Forsythia × intermedia that produce different variations of the plants. Their cultivars include Courtasol, Lynwoodgold, Meadowlark, Northern gold, Northern sun, Bronxensis, Fiesta, Spring Glory, and Sunrise. The White Forsythia, Abeliophyllum distichum, exhibits many of the same features as Forsythia, including flowering at the same time but with white blooms, although they are not related.