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Forsythia ovata

Common Name(s):
Early forsythia, Korean forsythia
Cultivar(s):
Robusta, Northern Gold
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Drought tolerant; does not prefer warm climates. These plants are occasionally damaged by deer.

Height:
4-6 ft.
Foliage:
Alternate, simple leaves
Flower:
Bright yellow flowers in late winter to early spring
Zones:
4 to 7
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; prefers loose soil but will tolerate adverse conditions
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Stiff spreading shrub
Width:
4-6 ft.
Tags:
deciduous, deer resistant

NCCES plant id: 1559

Forsythia ovata 'Northern Gold' Forsythia ovata 'Northern Gold'
Photo by Melanie J. Watts, CC BY-NC-2.0
Forsythia ovata Forsythia ovata
Photo by Sussesimis, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Forsythia ovata Forsythia ovata leaf detail
Photo by Bárbol, CC BY-NC-SA - 2.0
Forsythia ovata 'Northern Gold' Forsythia ovata growth habit
Photo by Kingsbrae Garden, CC BY-NC-SA - 2.0