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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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List: $73.95
Sale: $55.46
6 at $52.69 ea.
Size:  1 Gallon

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List: $29.95
Sale: $22.46
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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:

Mycorrhizal Fungi and 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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Lynwood Gold Forsythia
Fertilizer Tablets
Lynwood Gold Forsythia

Fertilizer Tablets

This patented formula is slow release and will provide the nutrients needed for the first year of your plants life. This fertilizer will not burn your roots and is easy to install. Simply space the tablets evenly around your plants roots when planting. Be sure to water thoroughly after.

Fertilizer Tablets
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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
(blue area above)

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Save thousands by shopping in the convenience of your own home instead of paying a landscaper for trees that struggle.

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Receive well developed, large trees and shrubs that thrive in your area.  Varieties that are easy to grow, long lived, and trouble free.  Your plants are clearly marked for size, pruned to a nice pleasing shape, and are delivered right to your doorstep.

No Chemicals

We shun growth regulators and other chemicals that make plants look good in the stores but struggle to survive once planted.

Large Size

Some nurseries charge you for a taller tree then chop 1/3 off, so it will fit in a shorter box. This saves them on shipping but can harm your tree and make you wait longer for it to grow back.

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. 

How do I Request a Different Ship Date?

Call us at 888-504-2001, email us or enter your requested ship date in our shopping cart next to the billing information section. 

Additional Info for Those Who Love to Read:

Orders are occasionally delayed if we see really bad weather approaching, or if we encounter unusual circumstances. A small number of our plants show a specific release date. If you purchase one of these and would like your other items sooner, just let us know. 
Amount of Order Shipping Charge
Less than $15 $8.95
$15.00-$23.99 $11.95
$24.00-$39.99 $14.95
$40.00-$79.99 $18.95
$80.00-$98.99 $23.95
$99+ 28%

It's Easy to Plant your Lynwood Gold Forsythia

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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Most useful customer reviews:
By: Staci in Manor, TX
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.

By: dave skwarek
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

By: Phyllis
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.

By: Sue
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.

By: Alba Martin
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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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 · Allison BStaff on Jun 17, 2014
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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...
Reply · david c on Jul 15, 2014
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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....
Reply · bobbi b on Jul 2, 2014
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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....
Reply · James B on Jun 4, 2014
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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 · 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.
Reply · Allison BStaff on Jun 25, 2014
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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.
Reply · Allison BStaff on Jun 18, 2014
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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.
Reply · Allison BStaff on Jun 17, 2014
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