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PlantFiles: Greenstem Forsythia, Korean Forsythia
Forsythia viridissima var. koreana 'Kumson'

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Family: Oleaceae (oh-lee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Forsythia (for-SITH-ee-a) (Info)
Species: viridissima var. koreana
Cultivar: Kumson

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11 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Shrubs

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
Variegated

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive ultasol On Feb 24, 2010, ultasol from Kennewick, WA wrote:

Less vigorous than other forsythias, the foliage is wonderful in the garden. I enjoy this plant for summer foliage more than spring bloom.

Neutral stormyla On Jan 3, 2010, stormyla from Norristown, PA (Zone 6b) wrote:

So far, my plant shows very little variegation. It is 4 years old and usually only 2 or 3 branches will have veriegated leaves. It is growing in part shade.

Regional...

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

Weaver, Alabama
Calistoga, California
East Hartford, Connecticut
Marietta, Georgia
Washington, Illinois
Cloverly, Maryland
Uxbridge, Massachusetts
Boone, North Carolina
Sherwood, Oregon
Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
East Norriton, Pennsylvania
North Augusta, South Carolina
Christiana, Tennessee
Crossville, Tennessee
Belton, Texas
Lexington, Virginia
Kennewick, Washington
Richland, Washington
Muscoda, Wisconsin



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