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How to Grow Forsythia


Position – Full sun

Soil – Moist but well-drained

Flowering Period –Spring

Hardiness –  Fully Hardy

  Where to plant

Where to plant Forsythia


Forsythia are best planted in a moist but well-drained soil of chalk, sand, loam or clay within an acidic, alkaline or neutral PH balance. They are best positioned in an area that receives full sun. Forsythia are well suited to flower beds and borders within cottage and informal garden settings.

Find out more about soil types and how to determine your soil type by clicking here

  How to plant

How to plant Forsythia


Ensure that Forsythia are planted in a site which will accommodate its mature size. Dig a hole that is twice the width and the same depth as the root ball. Firm the soil into place and water thoroughly and deeply after planting.

    How to care for

How to care for Forsythia


Feed a year after planting during spring with a phosphorus fertiliser. You may prune Forsythia after the flowering period and when the bush has been in growth for at least one year. Remove older stems and neaten the shrub into a desirable shape.

  How to propagate

How to propagate Forsythia


It is possible to propagate Forsythia by semi-hardwood cuttings.

You can find more information on how to propagate plants by clicking here


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