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Weeping Forsythia

Forsythia suspensa

Also known as

Golden Bells, Japanese Golden Bell Tree, Forsythia, Golden-Bell, Weeping Goldenbells

Forsythia close-up 2 cropped by Rdsmith4 (CC BY-SA 2.5)

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

4m

Max

4m

2.5m

Min

2.5m

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Weeping Forsythia Overview

This deciduous shrub has an arching habit. It's bright yellow flowers smother it's slender shoots in early spring before the leaves emerge.

Common problems with Weeping Forsythia

Birds can eat the buds and It can suffer from forsythia gall.

    How to harvest Weeping Forsythia

    Generally not harvested but flowering stems can be taken for floral displays

    How to propagate Weeping Forsythia

    Cuttings

    Take semi hardwood cuttings in late summer or early autumn.

    Special features of Weeping Forsythia

    Attractive flowers

    Hedge plant

    Other uses of Weeping Forsythia

    A low maintenance shrub that can be used as a hedge or screen or to cover banks and slopes.

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