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Forsythia viridissima

Common Name(s):
Greenstem forsythia
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Drought tolerant. These plants are occasionally damaged by deer.

Height:
6-10 ft.
Foliage:
Opposite, simple, medium to dark green leaves; 1-3 in. long; tapers at both ends
Flower:
Bright yellow flowers with greenish tinge
Zones:
5 to 8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; prefers loose soil but will tolerate adverse conditions
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Stiff upright habit; flat-topped
Width:
6-10 ft.
Tags:
deciduous, deer resistant

NCCES plant id: 1561

Forsythia viridissima Forsythia viridissima
Tanakawho, CC BY-NC-2.0
Forsythia viridissima 'Kumson' Forsythia viridissima 'Kumson'
Scott-Zona, CC BY-NC-2.0
Forsythia viridissima Forsythia viridissima
houroumono, CC BY - 2.0
Forsythia-viridissima 'Kumson' Forsythia-viridissima 'Kumson'
Scott Zona , CC BY-NC-2.0
Forsythia viridissima Forsythia viridissima
Tanaka Juuyoh, CC BY - 2.0
Forsythia viridissima Forsythia viridissima flower and leaf detail
Tanaka Juuyoh, CC BY - 2.0