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Forsythia Bush

Add a Forsythia bush to your yard to add colour in early spring

Having a Forsythia bush in your yard will add a bright punch of yellow colour in early spring.

Forsythias are sun loving plants that are among the first plants to flower in March and April signifying that winter is almost over.

The bright yellow flowers grow right on the branches of the plant and the leaves will start growing later in spring once the flowers start to die off. 

Pruning Your Forsythia

Some types of these fast growing bushes can grow to a height of about 3 meters, so you may want to give it a light pruning in the fall just to maintain their shape and size.

NOTE:  Flower buds will start to develop in July so any pruning done after the end of June will take away flowers for next year.

If your Forsythia is to large or overgrown you can give it a hard pruning back to the ground once it is done flowering in later spring giving it a new rejuvenated look again.

Using Forsythias in Your Garden

Forsythias will make a great hedge if planted in a row about 4 to 6 feet apart. The closer you plant them together the denser the hedge.

You can also use them as a border plant to add a punch of colour to the corner of your yard.

If you have a lot of green foliage in your garden the bright yellow flowers will help break that up in the spring.

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There are many different kinds of Forsythias to choose from. Here are just a few.

Types of Forsythias

Weekend Forsythia

Forsythia Weekend (Forsythia x intermedia 'Weekend'

With longer lasting flowers this Forsythia is considered dwarf in size as it only gets to 4 to 6 feet tall. Full sun is best but it can tolerate part shade and it is pest and disease free. It tends to have a weeping form.

$6.97 ea.

Lynwood Gold Forsythia

Forsythia Lynwood Gold (Forsythia x intermedia 'Lynwood Gold')

Growing up to 9 feet tall, this Forsythia is low maintenance, pest and disease free. It has a very upright form. It will grow best in full sun but if planted in part shade, it might not get as many flowers. 

$6.97 ea.

Forsythia Bush

Driving around in early spring and seeing all the Forsythia bushes in full bloom with all the bright yellow flowers will brighten your day and make you think of the coming summer.

And just think about having one in your yard that you can see out your window every morning. It will start your day with a smile.

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