Forsythia ‘Lynwood Gold Variety’ (Forsythia × intermedia) grows to a height of 8–10 feet with a spread of 6-8 feet at maturity. Considered a fast rate growing shrub, with height growth of more than 24″ per year. Grows in acidic, alkaline, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, silty loam and well-drained soil. Blooms in early spring, with an abundance of pale to deep yellow flowers on the previous year’s growth. Medium to dark green foliage. Withstands city conditions, including air pollution. Works well as a hedge when planted 4-6′ apart.
Full sun and partial shade are best for this shrub, it prefers a minimum of 4 hours of direct, unfiltered sunlight each day.
1-2 ft, 2-3 ft