How to grow Forsythia

Forsythia grow and care – shrub‎ of the genus Forsythia also known as Forsythia perennial deciduous used as ornamental medical plant, can grow in temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 5-8.

Leaves color green in the autumn the leaf become glowing red, the shape elliptic with pointed edges, the plant grow as weeping.

Forsythia flower

Flower color yellow that grow in inflorescence on all the plant.

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How to grow Forsythia growing and care:

Rich soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Winter, spring, summer

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant?
2-6m, 6-20 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:

General information about the flower
Yellow flower grow in inflorescence on all the plant

Scientific name:


How to grow Forsythia

Forsythia plant care

Forsythia flowers



Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
Flower colors
  • Yellow flower
  • Temperate Climate
Leaf color
  • Red leaves
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Deciduous
  • Perennial plant
  • Shrub
Plant Uses
  • Attract pollinators
  • Colored leaves
  • Medical uses
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8