Forsythia Weekend

Forsythia Weekend are known for their showy yellow blooms that typically appear before the foliage emerges in spring. Grown in the UK.

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Specifications:

  • Colour: Yellow
  • Height: 200cm

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      How to grow:

      • Hardiness: Hardy
      • Position: Full sun, Semi-shade
      Supplied in 1 litre pots with peat free compost

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      More Information

      Forsythia is a genus of deciduous shrubs belonging to the family Oleaceae. It consists of around 11 species native to temperate regions in Europe, Asia and North America. These attractive flowering shrubs are known for their showy yellow blooms that typically appear before the foliage emerges in spring. The bright yellow blooms of Forsythia are borne on old wood and are four-lobed with strap-like petals. They can be used as a backdrop for other plants, grouped together as a hedge or planted singly as an accent plant. Pruning should be done after flowering to encourage new growth and flowers. Forsythia is a hardy shrub and is generally disease-resistant and easy to grow in full sun or partial shade. With its cheerful yellow flowers, Forsythia adds a bright splash of colour to the garden during springtime. It’s an excellent choice for gardeners who want maximum impact with minimum effort.

      Forsythia blooms are also popularly used in flower arrangements, adding stunning visual appeal to any bouquet. While it can be grown as a perennial, Forsythia will typically live up to 8 years before needing replacement or rejuvenation pruning. This makes it ideal for those looking for reliable blooms every year without having to replace their plants too often. Once established, Forsythia needs little maintenance, making it a beautiful addition to any garden or landscape.

      Plant care tips:

      – Plant Forsythia in full sun or partial shade.

      – Forsythia prefers well-drained soil.

      – Prune after flowering for best results.

      – Mulch around the base of the shrub to help retain moisture and discourage weeds.

      – Water regularly until established, then only when there is insufficient rainfall during dry spells.

      – Fertilize lightly once a year in early spring with an all purpose fertilizer such as 10-10-10. Avoid overfertilising as this may lead to excessive growth at the expense of flower production.

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