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We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.
As a result of the increasing embodiment of aesthetics and natural look in compounds, flowers are increasingly becoming common. However, the difference lies with the quality of flowers. Among the quality flowers that you should consider planting is the Forsythia shrubs. These flowers are non-native and bloom in the garden with yellow petals in the early springs.
Hardy Zones Where They Grow
Notwithstanding the flower's adaptability to various soil and climate, the flower shows consistent growth in areas such as native Korea and China.
These deciduous shrub flowers thrive in a well-balanced out soils to reach a maximum height of 10 feet. At the most impoverished soil conditions, the flowers slightly surpass the rate of 2 feet in height.
The flower can attain a varied range of width. The width spans from 2 feet when the flower is still young and grows to 12 feet in width when it is mature.
The flowers are gaining popularity owing to their adaptability to a varied range of climate. They quickly adapt to a hard zone with a rating of 3b to 8. As a result, the flowers survive sunny environments. These plants are commonly grown in all types of soil, such as clay, sandy, and loam. However, the quality and the intensity of the petals can be increased by planting them in well-drained and moist soil.
Before planting the flowers, soil testing should be done to determine the pH. They perform best in soils that range from a pH of 5.0 to 8.0.
The natural and colorful effects the flowers bring in the compound have made it most people's favorite and are common around homes and resorts. They offer screening functionality in the landscape setting. As the flower matures, it produces non-ornamental seeds whose capsules change from green coloring to brown on maturity. At around April or early May, the bulb produces yellow flowers before the leaf falls out.
The flowers perform greatly in the early months of spring. This forms the season of interest for the flowers, but some varieties exhibit yellow fall of the leaf color.
While too much heat and light exposure may cause these shrubs to wither, they thrive best when exposed to at least 6 hours of direct sunlight per day. Notably, the production rate of flowers is directly proportional to the amount of sunshine that the plant received.
Humidity and Temperature
The flowers show excellent performance in slightly humid areas. When they are grown in dry areas, they do not produce flowers. On the other hand, when grown in highly moist areas, they wilt out. However, they significantly produce flowers when the humidity ranges from fifty-five to seventy degrees of Fahrenheit. If the temperature in the winter season falls below five degrees Fahrenheit, the plant loses its flower buds until the next spring.
Varieties of Forsythia
Forsythia genus comprises of various varieties that differ in shape and sizes. The types include; Forsythia x intermedia 'sunrise,' 'meadowlark,'kolgold,' and Forsythia intermedia 'courtasol.' The increased range of varieties offers consumers with extensive options to choose from.