Forsythia Shrub

Bloom Season
Full Sun,
Height At Maturity
Under 10 Feet
Planting Zones
Shipped As
5-7 Days
Planting Zones 5-9
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Forsythia Shrub Description

Forsythia Shrub is For Sale at TN Wholesale Nursery with Low Prices and Fast Shipping

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

Buy Forsythia today to add an eye-pleasing ornamental plant to your garden.

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. 


Reviews (3)

  • 5
    Forsythia shrubs

    Posted by David Bridges on Dec 01, 2021

    The plants arrived promptly and in good condition, I planted the next day. My minor complaint would be that I didn’t see the 2 hr soaking instructions on the root ball bag, until after planting. Maybe some better instructions for us newbies on bare root planting.Spring will tell the story.

  • 4
    Did not recieve full order

    Posted by Sandra Bell on Apr 23, 2021

    I have a 4 star because I did not get my full order . My plants are wonderful so far . I did get notification that I would be getting what I did not receive .

  • 5

    Posted by Grace Armstrong on Mar 15, 2018

    Very beautiful! Bright and golden!

Shipping Information

We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.

Shipping Dates
Ships November through April

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