New Hampshire Gold Forsythia
The New Hampshire Gold Forsythia, Forsythia x 'New Hampshire Gold', was developed in New Hampshire, and is an excellent cold hardy selection.
The best way to insure a good flower show is to plant this cold hardy cultivar, especially if you live in a particularly cold, windswept area. Its habit is drooping and mounded.
'New Hampshire Gold' is a deciduous shrub noted for its colorful yellow spring flowers appearing before the foliage. The foliage is a handsome maroon color.
All it requires is a sunny area and well-drained soil. It's also a very easy plant to grow and transplants well. It is important to prune forsythia after it blooms.
Forsythia, like other early blooming shrubs, develop their flower buds during the summer and fall of the previous year. 'New Hampshire Gold’s height is a bit shorter than others.
* Maroon Foliage!
|Family||Forsythia x 'New Hampshire Gold'|
|Mature Height||4 to 5 feet|
|Mature Spread||4 to 5 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Flower Color||Golden Yellow|
|Bloom Period||Early Spring|