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Lynwood Gold Forsythia

Lynwood Gold Forsythia

Lynwood Gold Forsythia

Lynwood Gold Forsythia


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These golden forsythias display incredible color for months. They make great hedge shrubs, but also colorful accent plants.

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Lynwood Gold Forsythia

Fast Growing Hedge with Spectacular Spring Gold Color

Size:  3 Gallon

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Planting Mix for Shrubs and Hedges
Planting Mix

Helps your Lynwood Gold Forsythia get established in a fraction of the time, become more drought tolerant, and grow faster. Specially developed for plants that need a low pH. Here's how:

Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Course Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels for acid loving plants. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.


Soil Contents
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TreeGator® Jr.
TreeGator® Jr.


When you’re making an investment and effort in planting new trees in your landscape, you can assure their survival and growth by using TreeGator® - a truly simple and innovative drip irrigation system in a bag.

With hot summers and droughts the norm around the USA, TreeGator® is an absolute necessity to protect your new trees and shrubs.

TreeGator® is super easy to install without any tools, and it can easily be filled up with a standard garden hose or can even be connected to a rain barrel!

It's a super time saver that takes the worry out continually remembering whether you've watered your new tree or not. Plus, all the water that goes into the drip bag is used up with no waste, so TreeGator® is environmentally friendly with regard to water use.

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Lynwood Gold Forsythia
Transplant Fertilizer
DIEHARD™ Transplant

Get your new plants off to the right start by using DIEHARD™ Transplant.

This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.

Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.

The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much need nutrition.

The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.


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Forsythia shrubs give you great color not only in the spring, but in the fall months as well. In early spring, your Lynwood Gold Forsythias will produce an abundance of bright yellow flowers… signaling to everyone that spring has arrived. This floral display against its deep green foliage is nothing short of amazing. You get another showing of fabulous color in the fall, when its leaves turn bright yellow with a hint of orange and red. • Plant these trees in rows for a vibrant display of color and unbeatable coverage. • Plant them alone as colorful ornamental plants. • Plant for coverage as a privacy screen or hedge. With a growth rate of 2 to 4 feet per year, your forsythia will quickly fill any space, anywhere. These Lynwood Gold Forsythias are virtually carefree – you don't have to be an expert to get outstanding results! Just plant these shrubs wherever you want tons of color... sit back... and enjoy the show! We do recommend a light pruning after the leaves have dropped to give it good shape and consistent growth. Nothing can lift winter gloom faster than a glimpse of the cheery sunshine yellow bloom of forsythia. Its abundance of sunny yellow color will become an integral part of your lawn and garden.




Growing Zones: 4-8

Mature Height: 8-10 ft.
Mature Width: 8-10 ft.
Sunlight: Full - Partial
Soil Conditions: Adaptable
Drought Tolerance: Good
Botanical Name: Forsythia x intermedia
Does not ship to: AZ
Growing Zones 4-8
This plant is generally recommended for zones: 4-8
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It's Easy to Plant your Lynwood Gold Forsythia

Specific Directions for Lynwood Gold Forsythia

Your Lynwood Gold Forsythia will thrive in an area that receives full to partial sunlight. Although Lynwoodgold Forsythias prefer full sun they can tolerate shade. Plant your Lynwood Gold Forsythias about four feet apart for a hedge.

Lynwood Gold Forsythias will adapt to your natural soil even if it's sandy or heavy in clay as long as it's well draining. Once established Lynwood Gold Forsythias will only need to be watered during times of prolonged drought. Usually rain fall provides enough moisture.

In the Early Spring fertilize your Lynwood Gold Forsythia with a fertilizer that's high in phosphorous and prepare for the show. Vibrant yellow blooms will emerge every Spring. There's also an encore performance in the Fall when your Lynwood Gold Forsythia leaves will turn from green to bright yellow.


Step 1 - Dig Your Hole

Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Lynwood Gold Forsythia.

If you're planting a hedge, mark out a visual guide by placing stakes five to six feet apart and looping string around them. Plant the where the stakes are and they'll grow together to make a dense privacy screen.

First, dig each hole so that it is just shallower than the root ball and at least twice the width.

Then loosen the soil in the planting hole so the roots can easily break through.

Use your shovel or try dragging the points of a pitch fork along the sides and bottom of the hole.



Step 2 - Place Your Plant

Next, separate the roots of your Lynwood Gold Forsythia gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.

The top of the root flare, where the roots end and the trunk begins, should be about an inch above the surrounding soil.

Then make sure the plant is exactly vertical in the hole.

To make it just right, use a level.

Step 3 - Backfill Your Hole

As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.

Remove debris like stones and grass and completely break up any dirt clumps.

Water your Lynwood Gold Forsythia again after the transplant is complete.

To help retain some of that moisture, it's recommended that you place mulch around each plant to a depth of 2"-3" up to but not touching the trunk. Organic mulches such as wood chips also help to better soil structure as they decompose.

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I bought 5 of the forsythia plants for borders for my front yard. They arrived with leaves! I usually get sticks. I just planted them, so Im waiting for the yellow promised hope by next spring. They were packed nicely, no problems there. I was surprised by the size and leaves ,lots of healthy leaves,. I will use Fast Growing Trees again on my backyard project next year
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December 31, 2012
Love these plants! Arrived perfectly packaged in great condition and the plants are thriving! Not seen the yellow leaves yet as we planted too late in the season but we planted 18 plants so I am looking forward to a lot of color next spring! Will buy from these guys again!! Very happy customer.
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December 31, 2012
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1 year ago
I purchased 10 plants late last spring. The plants arrived packed in artistic form with very healthy and beautiful green leaves. The plants are now blooming with yellow blooms, after such a harsh winter here in Michigan.
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1 year ago
I bought two of these. be happy with my order, the shipping was fast.very well packed. few leaves but they look healthy.and I planted in my yard in front and I'm waiting to see yellow for the next year
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December 31, 2012
I was very pleased with my order. My plants came in beautiful condition. They were packed very well no broken branches. I can't wait for the color. Thank You
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2 years ago
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How tall is the 3 gallon size of the forsythea?
A shopper on Jun 15, 2014
Best Answer: The 3 gallon size Lynwood Gold Forsythia is between 1 to 2 feet tall.
Reply · Report · Allison BStaff on Jun 17, 2014
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Are there leaves in winter ? I live in NY.
A shopper on Aug 18, 2014
Best Answer: I live in Colorado which is a bit dryer than Long Beach NY where I am from. I purchased two small plants about two years ago and no they didn't have leaves in the winter-like conditions we have here in Colorado. Although had very rain fall, one plant didn't servive the winter, but the other had a good groth spert of about 3-4 feet this year. It might do better there as we can have all four season anytime of the year. However I do not have any flowers yet.
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Can Forsythia be planted in pot? in door?
A shopper on Aug 23, 2014
Best Answer: Hi,
Mine is in a pot on my outdoor deck doing quite well.
Deb
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Is this plant deer resistant?
A shopper on Jul 15, 2014
Best Answer: Well, I suppose it depends on how hungry your deer get! i.e. how tough the winter is. In my experience, deer will eat anything....depending... Having said this, this type of plant might be able to stay ahead of any damage, better than some other plants...
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Can I plant forsythia near walnut trees?
Honi S on Jul 2, 2014
Best Answer: actually I am not sure....my four are planted between oaks and pine trees.... give it a try,,,, remember they need a bit a sun....
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What is the name of the Forsythia that blooms spring through summer?
Janice G on Jun 3, 2014
Best Answer: I live north of Reno NV (5152) elevation, called Cold Springs...Two years ago I planted 32 forsythias on the north side fence only 7 have survived non have blomed yet this year....
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I have forsythia that is supposed to be a shade variety. It doesn't bloom or if it does only a few blooms. It doesn't get much sun. how much sun does it need?
A shopper on Jun 24, 2014
Best Answer: My Lynwood Gold Forsythia is in partial sun. It receives at least 6 hours of sunlight a day and afternoon shade. These plants do well in full to partial sunlight, but prefer full sunlight. Give it some all purpose fertilizer in the early Spring to help boost the blooms.
Reply · Report · Allison BStaff on Jun 26, 2014
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Will this Lynwood Forsythia grow in Omro, Wisconsin?
Connie on Jun 21, 2014
Best Answer: The Lynwood Gold Forsythia will do great in Omro Wisconsin.
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What's Size 1 gallon is suppose to mean?
anne sowers s on Jun 16, 2014
Best Answer: One gallon refers to the size of the pot that it's currently in. The one gallon sized plants are about 1/2 - 1 ft tall.
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Does this plant grow in the Lake Superior area? The northern part of Minnesota?
A shopper on Jun 14, 2014
Best Answer: Northern Minnesota is outside of the recommended growing zone for the Lynwood Gold Forsythia.
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Can I Plant Now?

Yes... Your Lynwood Gold Forsythia can be planted any time of year... even Winter. Roots will continue to grow on warm days, giving your tree a head-start for Spring. 

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Will my Trees and Shrubs Look Like the Photographs?

Most trees and plants on the website are pictured in their mature form. Depending on the product and growth rate, mature development can take years for your plant to resemble the photos.

Picture the last time you took a walk in the woods. The young trees were not miniature bonsai versions of mature trees. Instead they were naturally thin and lanky. Young trees are programmed to race toward the light, before the competing vegetation crowds them out. Once established at 10 feet or more, they start developing a wide canopy and shedding lower limbs.





Potted Tree Dormant Tree Bare Root Tree
Late spring to early fall
trees are shipped potted
Some dormant trees
prefer to be potted
Most dormant trees shipped in the
late fall through spring arrive bare root

Bare Root trees are shipped without dirt or any green foliage showing. Some customers who have never planted bare root before, think that they received a "dead stick" with roots. These dormant trees are basically sleeping over the winter as most trees do. Because of their hibernation-like stage, this is a great way to transplant these trees. Since a bare root tree lacks foliage, they need very little moisture.


Most Trees and Shrubs are Pruned Before Shipping... at No Cost to You

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Pruning makes plants appear to be less-full than the ones you may have seen at your local big box garden center. A retailer's goal is to have plants look their best while sitting in the store. Our goal is to have them look the best after you plant them.

Pruned trees and shrubs not only travel better, but become established much quicker. So rather than supporting extra foliage, they put their energy into sending out deep roots. Once that happens, your plants become hardier and quickly explode with new top growth. Above the ground, pruning helps your plants develop a more attractive form.