Forsythia Linwood Gold is a tall large-flowered shrub with drooping branches, an intermediate hybrid of Forsythia Fawling and Forsythia Dark Green. A distinctive feature of this variety is disease resistance and unattractiveness for pests.
Description of Forsythia Linwood
The height of an adult plant reaches 2.5–3 m, the diameter is 3 m. The crown of forsythia of the Linwood Gold variety is sprawling and dense, as can be seen in the photo below.
Color varieties bright yellow, however, with the onset of autumn sheet plate darkens and becomes rich purple hue. The shape of the leaves is slightly elongated, slightly jagged.
The flowers are large varieties - in width, they grow from 3 to 3.5 cm. Abundant flowering. It falls on the end of May.
The reproduction of forsythium by layering occurs as follows:
- In August or early September, the young branch from the bottom of the shrub is bent to the ground.
- The end of the shoot is slightly incised.
- The resulting incision is carefully added dropwise and the edge of the branch in the soil is fixed so that it does not unbent. To do this, use metal staples or a small piece of brick.
- By spring, the layers will form a complete root system. The shoot is finally separated from the parent bush, dug out with the preservation of an earthy coma and transplanted into a prepared well.
Forsythia Linwood Gold is among the varieties that bloom first. Flowering begins in March, before the leaves bloom. That is why the variety is planted in combination with garden crops that bloom later - this is how you can increase the decorativeness of the plantings by stretching the total flowering of the group until the autumn.