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Forsythia x intermedia 'Lynwood' (Forsythia 'Lynwood')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
3m
Max height
2.5m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Forsythia x intermedia 'Lynwood'

Other names

Forsythia 'Lynwood'

Genus

Forsythia Forsythia

Variety or Cultivar

'Lynwood' _ 'Lynwood' is a deciduous shrub with erect branches. It produces an abundance of yellow flowers on bare stems in spring.


Forsythia x intermedia 'Lynwood' is: Deciduous

Habit

Erect

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Yellow in Spring

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Forsythia gall Forsythia gall

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Forsythia x intermedia 'Lynwood' (Forsythia 'Lynwood') will reach a height of 3m and a spread of 2.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

City, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in moist, free-draining soil in full sun or light shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Forsythia x intermedia 'Lynwood'

Other names

Forsythia 'Lynwood'

Genus

Forsythia Forsythia

Variety or Cultivar

'Lynwood' _ 'Lynwood' is a deciduous shrub with erect branches. It produces an abundance of yellow flowers on bare stems in spring.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Erect

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Yellow in Spring

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Specific diseases

Forsythia gall

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Forsythia x intermedia 'Lynwood' (Forsythia 'Lynwood') will reach a height of 3m and a spread of 2.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

City, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in moist, free-draining soil in full sun or light shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

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