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Cultural Details for Forsythia suspensa

Common Name:
Weeping Forsythia

Growth Rate:
Fast, upright, arching, almost fountain-like with slender, long,trailing, pendulous branches

Average Mature Height:

Average Mature Width:

Flower Details:
Golden yellow, 1-1.25" across, April

Fruit Details:

Fall Color:

Bark Details:

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:

Native Habitat:
Clandon, Surrey, England, China.

Other Features:
Branches can be trained on a wall or suitable structure

Culture and Care:
Zone 5 to 8

This plant was blooming:
3/31/2010 - 4/14/2010
3/26/2007 - 4/2/2007

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
Bed 140

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets.
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database.