The Lynwood Gold Forsythia is a very fast growing flowering shrub that introduces the beginning of spring with beautiful yellow bell shaped flowers. This bush maintains an upright growing habit with gracefully arching branches that contain alternating green leaves in the summer. Fall and winter will tint the foliage to a dark purple with the return of cold weather. The Forsythia will develop to mature height of 8’- 10’ and 10’-12’ wide.
The Forsythia will be a great addition to any landscape! Looking for a fast growing hedge? This is the flowering shrub you. With beautiful yellow flowers every spring and growing an average of 2’ per year, this shrub really is the best fast growing hedge or property border.
If you are planning to use as a hedge, plant the forsythia about 4’-6’ apart.
Not only does this shrub look great in a mass planting or hedge barrier, but it is also very graceful as a lone specimen.
How To Prune This Shrub
Prune after blooming is over to control size and shape. It is important to prune right after flowers have bloomed because flowers form on old wood.
How To Plant This Forsythia From Cuttings
Cut a 4-6" stem and trim off the bottom 3" of leaves. Dip cutting in rooting hormone and plant in soil and keep in a warm area indoors out of direct light for 4-6 weeks until the root system is established and the cutting is ready to be transplanted.
What Are Good Companion Plants For Lynwood Gold Forsythia?
Boxwood, japanese maples, and wisteria pair well in mass plantings, in borders or as hedges.
Not only does this shrub look great in a mass planting, hedge, or border, it is also very graceful as a lone specimen or focal plant. Please 4 feet apart for a nice hedge. Use for its rich, sunny color and unique, upright habit in a cottage garden or mixed bed.
For additional options, be sure to check out our Forsythia collection.
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|Mature Height||6-10 Feet|
|Mature Width||6-10 Feet|