Greenstem Forsythia, Korean Forsythia
Forsythia viridissima 'Citrus Swizzle'

Family: Oleaceae (oh-lee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Forsythia (for-SITH-ee-a) (Info)
Species: viridissima (vir-id-ISS-ih-muh) (Info)
Cultivar: Citrus Swizzle
Additional cultivar information:(aka Citrus Swizzle, McCitrus)

Category:

Shrubs

Foliage Color:

Chartreuse/Yellow

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Mid Spring

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Deciduous

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From hardwood cuttings

By simple layering

By serpentine layering

By stooling or mound layering

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Gadsden, Alabama

Charleston, West Virginia

Waterloo, Wisconsin

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Neutral

On Sep 9, 2011, Ocean66 from Welland
Canada wrote:

I think I have forsythia citrus swizzle....and it is in full bloom right now. Leafs are now more brown/redish color and shurb didn't bloom in spring.

Positive

On May 6, 2010, alzone7 from Gadsden, AL wrote:

I love this plant! Beautiful foliage and blooms. Hardy and layers easily. Graceful arching branches. What's not to love?