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botanical name:
Forsythia x intermedia 'Spectabilis Variegated'
Forsythia x intermedia 'Spectabilis Variegated' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Forsythia x intermedia 'Spectabilis Variegata'
family:  Oleaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 2.40m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: yellow & green
flower colour: yellow
stem/bark: brown
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 bushy deciduous shrub with a masses of yellow flowers in March or April, before the yellow variegated 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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