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- Japanese Honeysuckle Vines-Lonicera japonica Hardy Planting Zones- 4-10 Sun or Shade – Full Sun to Partial Shade Mature Height - 20-30' Mature Width- 20'
Japanese Honeysuckle is best planted in full sunlight
Choose a spot that is sunny for the majority of the day. The honeysuckle will tolerate some shade, but full sun is best for as long a period as can be managed. The plant should be kept lightly watered, not soaked, and should be mulched to protect the roots. Plant honeysuckle in the Spring after all threats of frost has evaporated with the warmth of the sun. Plant each plant two feet apart on the ground.
Japanese Honeysuckle should be planted away from any structures to allow for spreading room
Growing a honeysuckle plant is a straightforward process, but manipulating the vines to climb a trellis, fence, or tree need a bit more work. Honeysuckle should be planted 6 to 12 inches away from any support structure to allow space for it to spread out and grow. As the vines begin to climb, they will need to be supported. Strips of pantyhose tied around the vines to a trellis will keep the vines from falling while not causing any harm to the plant.
Japanese Honeysuckle needs plenty of watering when there is not enough rain
Halls honeysuckle is a natural plant to care for once the plant is established. Infrequent watering is needed when there is not enough rain, light fertilizer twice annually, and protection is the only concerns for this robust species. It is suggested that the plant is pruned after blooming is complete to control the growth or shape of the plant.
Japanese Honeysuckle is often used for wildlife feeding
Japanese honeysuckle has been used in a variety of ways. The plants are sometimes used to feed deer and other wildlife, or to control the spread of an unwanted invasive species of plant by blocking that plant's progress. The flowers have also been used in Chinese medicine.
Gardeners looking for a wholesome plant to have in their garden with a sweet smelling fragrance will enjoy having this plant in their backyard. The flowers will bloom around the late winter or early spring. The flowers become a soft, white color which will make this plant stand out much better. The great thing about this plant is the different ranges of soil types which can be dry or moist. The ground should also be well drained. This is a great plant to have around during the springtime because of the rich smells that it offers. It will be a beautiful fit for the spring and summertime. The flowers look beautiful, and the foliage is just the right color to make any garden stand out more.