Gold Tide® Forsythia

Forsythia x 'Courtasol'

Brilliant yellow flowers in early spring. A dwarf forsythia cultivar that is noted for its compact-spreading shape. Early bloom makes this shrub a true harbinger of spring. Fast growing with a semi-arching habit. Best flowering if planted in full sun.
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Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.

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Botanical Pronunciationfor-SITH-ee-a
Average Size at MaturityModerate grower 1-2 ft. tall to 4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeLate winter to eary spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureDwarf Plant, Easy Care, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Pet Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.

Prefers rich, loose soil, but very adaptable. If needed, prune after flowering; old stems can be cut to the ground. Apply controlled release fertilizer in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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