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Show Off® Starlet Forsythia

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SKU
11392
Compact Shrub with an Explosion of Bright Gold in Early Spring

Gardeners who look forward to early spring color will absolutely love this plant. Your Show Off Starlet Forsythia makes a great choice for an accent plant in mixed borders or foundation plantings!

Early spring brings a bright gold profusion of 4 petalled blooms from tip to stem. Butterflies love them. 

Show Off Starlet has a nice and tidy compact, upright habit. It matures to 3 feet tall with a spread of 4 feet wide.  It has dark green lance shaped leaves that turn bronze in autumm. 

Show Off Starlet is air pollution tolerant, along with being deer resistant. It prefers a good, loose soil and is very adaptable. Prune after flowering if needed. If you wish to maintain a smaller plant, remove a few of the oldest stems at ground level.  It may be trimmed back to the ground if desired.

For a dazzling early spring display in a compact shrub, you can't go wrong with the Show Off Starlet Forsythia!

* Profuse Blooms in Early Spring
* Upright Stems
* Deer Resistant


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Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
3.5" Container Equal to .67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume
4" Container Equal to .87 dry quart / .96 dry liter in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Show Off® Starlet Forsythia Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-8
Growing Zones 5-8
More Information
Brand Nature Hills Nursery
Botanical Name Forsythia x 'Minfor6'
Foliage Dark Green
Mature Height 2 - 3 feet
Mature Spread 3 - 4 feet
Soil Type Widely Adaptable
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Deep Yellow