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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Brand*
  • Garden Debut
Cultural Information*
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Light Yellow
  • Yellow
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
Flower Type*
  • Single Blooming
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
  • Orange/Brilliant Orange
  • Burgundy/Crimson/Maroon
  • Red/Brilliant Red
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Bees
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Average
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Well-Drained
  • Moist
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Fall
  • Spring Flowering
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Spring
  • Summer
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Southern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Southern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Rock Gardens
  • Sound Barrier
  • Mass Planting
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Under Power Lines
  • Privacy/Hedge/Living Fence
  • Border Plant
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Wind/Dust Break
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Cut Flowers
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Forsythia is easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

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SHOWY BORDER™ FORSYTHIA

Forsythia x intermedia 'Spectabilis'

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Buy Showy Borders™ Forsythia online. A popular spring flowering shrub! Showy Border Forsythia has large bright yellow flowers are reliably produced each year, and on each plant. Flowers are produced in early spring, followed by medium green foliage. Growth habit is a vase to upright shape with a moderate growth rate.

Mature Height:

5-6 Feet

Mature Spread:

4-6 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

4-10

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Oleaceae · Common Name: Forsythia

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

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Eco gallon Potted

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Customer Testimonials

You are amazing! we will not order from anyone else, but you~ These days, everything cost so much more money, it makes us feel good knowing we can get our money's worth from sooner Plant Farm. You care very much for your customers, and that shows! It is so nice to be able to trust in someone you do not know. Thank you, We look forward to doing business with you in the spring. We ask Jesus to Bless your business~ Merry Christmas, Ray & Martie


Ray
Minneapolis, KS
December 2014

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