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Forsythia ovata 'Northern Gold'

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More About Forsythia ovata 'Northern Gold' (COPF)

  • Golden-yellow flowers appear before the leaves
  • Green leaves turn to a burgundy-purple in the fall
  • Upright, rounded, vase-shaped
  • Noted for its cold-hardy flower buds
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Zone:

3

Height:

200-250 cm

Spread:

125-150 cm

Colour:

Gold
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Northern Gold Forsythia Growing and Maintenance Tips

Forsythia tolerate a wide variety of soil types and are grow best in sunny locations. Any pruning should be done soon after flowering to ensure next season's show.


Forsythia ovata 'Northern Gold' (COPF) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Rounded
Upright
Vase-shape

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Specimen
Hedge

 Suitable Substitutions for Forsythia ovata 'Northern Gold'

Cornus mas

Cornus mas

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