Forsythia × intermedia 'Lynwood Variety'
forsythia 'Lynwood Variety'
'Lynwood Variety' is a vigorous medium-sized deciduous shrub, upright in growth, with narrowly ovate or sometimes trifoliate leaves. Flowers relatively large, bright yellow, in early spring
Other common namesforsythia 'Lynwood'
SynonymsForsythia 'Lynwood Gold'
Forsythia × intermedia 'Lynwood'
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Ultimate height1.5–2.5 metres
Time to ultimate height5–10 years
Ultimate spread1.5–2.5 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
- Full sun
- Partial shade
South–facing or East–facing or North–facing or West–facing
ExposureExposed or Sheltered
- Native to the UK
Forsythia are deciduous shrubs with simple, occasionally lobed, leaves and short tubular yellow flowers with 4 spreading lobes, borne profusely before the leaves in spring
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How to grow
Grow in moist but well-drained soil in sun or partial shade
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Cottage and informal garden
- Low Maintenance
- Banks and slopes
- Hedging and screens
- Cut flowers
Bullfinches eat the flower buds; also gets capsid bug
Prone to galls
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