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    Early Forsythia ( Golden Bell )
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HEIGHT:6 - 8 feet
SPREAD:6 - 10 feet
DISTINCTIONS:Hardiest of the forsythias; early blooming with bright yellow flowers. Blooms appear before leaves.
LIMITATIONS:Flower buds very tender and survive only with winter snow cover.
HARDINESS:SC, SE (Zone 4)
ORIGIN:Korea
CULTIVARS:‘Meadowlark’ marginal in SC and INT.; ‘Nakai’ survives in INT with winter protection and in the warmest sites.; ‘Northern Girl’ hardy -30F; 8’-10’ tall; hybrid of Forsythia ovata and Forsythia europaea; survives in INT with winter protection and in the warmest sites.; ‘Northern Gold’ hardy to -30F; 8’-10’ tall; hybrid of Forsythia ovata and Forsythia europaea; survives in INT with winter protection and in the warmest sites; not as hardy or as vigorous as ‘Northern Sun’.; ‘Northern Sun’ hardy to -30F; 8’-10’ tall; hybrid of Forsythia ovata and Forsythia europaea; survives in INT with winter protection and in the warmest sites; blooms very early; considered by some to be the best forsythia for Alaska.
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