Tips to grow Forsythia Flowers

Forsythia is a bright yellow flower with five petals. The forsythia genus belongs to olive family, it has 11 species of deciduous woody shrubs that bear yellow flowers in the early spring.

The forsythia grow in USDA hardiness zones range 5 to 8, this is a fast growing plant and can grow up to 10 - 12 feet taller.

Forsythia is a hardy shrub that can be planted anytime in a year. However, in the cold season their growth rate becomes slower or goes dormant. So, it's better to plant them earlier in the year.

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Forsythia is an easy to care shrub, it thrives perfectly even in tough soil conditions. The plant in the summer and fall season is used as a privacy wall as its leaves fade away.

Forsythia prefer to grow in moderate sunlight. Plant them where they receive at least 6 hours of direct sunlight.

Spread thick layer of mulch on the roots to retain moisture for longer duration, in hot climate.

Forsythias like to grow in slightly humid climates. If it’s too dry they might not bloom or if planted in too moist condition it might become wilt.

Forsythia do best in moderately moist soil. In fact, they become drought tolerant once it gets established. They do not like soggy soil.

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