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Kumson Korean Greenstem Forsythia

Forsythia viridissima var. koreana 'Kumson'

SKU
02619
A Forsythia with year round interest: The bare branches are covered in a profusion of golden yellow flowers in early spring, followed by dark green leaves that glow with clear silver venation. Arching, deep purple branches are revealed in winter after the leaves have dropped. More shade tolerant than other varieties. Deciduous.
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4-8

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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationfor-SITH-ee-a veer-ih-DIS-ih-muh kor-ee-AH-nuh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing to 6 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeEarly spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorDark Green
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseCutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureYear-round Interest, Pet Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed regularly during the growing season with a general purpose fertilizer. Prune annually in late winter to promote vigorous new growth.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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