Forsythia 'Golden Nugget'

Family: Oleaceae


Plant type Shrub
Height 4 to 5 feet
Spread 3 to 4 feet
Habit Bushy
Foliage Deciduous
Growth rate Moderate
Interests Flowers
Uses Borders, informal hedging
Skill level Beginner
Maintenance Slight
Hardiness 5
Heat zone
Sun Full sun to part shade
Moisture Dry to moist
Soil type Slightly acid to slightly lime
Soil fertility Moderate
Water consumption Moderate
Site Sheltered to average
Flower colour Yellow
Flower season Early spring to mid spring
Flower size Medium
Foliage colour Green
Fruit colour
Edible parts
Harvest time
Stems
Features
Wildlife
Texture Medium, rough

Forsythia 'Golden Nugget' is a tough, deciduous shrub renowned for their display of yellow flowers on bare stems during spring. 'Golden Nugget' is a more compact form than most Forsythias. It looks especially good grown as a spring flowering hedge.

Forsythias are hardy up to zone 5 and will grow on any well-drained soil in sun or light shade. If required, prune after flowering.

Task Calendar

SeasonDetails
Late-spring Prune if required

 

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