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botanical name:
Forsythia 'Beatrix Farrand'
Forsythia 'Beatrix Farrand' © Deeproot Plant Base
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family:  Oleaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 2.40m
width: 1.80m
growth rate:
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Vigorous with strong upright branches. Masses of deep yellow flowers in spring before the course green leaves emerge.

Any moderately fertile, moist, well drained soil in full sun or light dappled shade. Easy to grow and not fussy. Prune after flowering, reducing new shoots and cut back some of the old shoots to the base.

Greenwood cuttings in late spring or semi-ripe cuttings in late summer.

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