Forsythia × intermedia 'Lynwood Variety'

2 litre pot £12.99
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Buy Forsythia × intermedia 'Lynwood Variety' forsythia: A haze of vivid yellow flowers in early spring

  • Position: full sun or light shade
  • Soil: moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: February to April
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    With its branches smothered in vivid yellow flowers, this deciduous shrub is a really cheery sight on a shivery day in early spring. The flowers appear before the bright green leaves, covering the plant in a fine cloth of gold. Try it as part of a winter scheme, at the back of a border, where it can be seen from the house, or as an informal hedge.

  • Garden care: Prune out one or two old main stems at the base after flowering. Thin out crowded shoots from the centre and to keep a compact appearance, cut back flowered shoots to a strong bud.

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A strong lively shrub

5

Forsythia with its abundant sunny yellow sprays is a wonderful shrub to brighten dull days in early Spring. It is very reliable and should be pruned after flowering so it can develop

Liz

Boston Lincolnshire

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Always impressed with this nursery

5

Very healthy plant,already blooming

Agus

Southeast

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Early colour

5

I bought this as my boyfriend loves the colour and its usually the first to flower, signaling the end of winter. The plant was in good condition, and has survived a particularly cold winter. The pretty yellow flowers are a welcome sight. Put it somewhere you can see it from inside as it flowers before you are spending much time outside enjoying it.

Emily

Leighton Buzzard

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Very pretty

5

I have a spot in my garden where no shrub will survive no matter how hard I try. My neighbour suggested Forsythia and how right she was. It is thriving and about to burst into flower this Spring. Sadly, no wildlife value but it will probably be a good support for Summer climber.

SL

London

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crocus is my first on line plant site of choice

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We have bought many plants from Crocus and they are always excellent.

Annie's parents

Norwich

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Forsythia pruning Could you tell me what I'm doing wrong with my Forsythia, -it never blooms. I prune mine when all the other plants in other people's gardens have lost their flowers, -am I not pruning it hard enough or at the wrong time of the year? It's been in the garden for over 15years. Thanks

elaine mcleod

Hello There, There are a number of reasons why plants don't flower including too much shade, not enough water or nutrients, or pruning at the wrong time of the year. I am not really sure why yours has not produced buds, but you can often give them a bit of a push by feeding with a high potash fertiliser. I'm sorry not to be more help. Helen Plant Doctor

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