The Dwarf honeysuckle has a shrub- like development. These plants have an erect development; in the lower part they usually show a bare stem, while towards the top they widen to form the crown. The Dwarf honeysuckle is medium in size and 3 m in height; in the summer it assumes a pinkwhite colouring. These plants aren't evergreens, which means they lose their leaves some months during the year.
Exposure Dwarf honeysuckle
The Dwarf honeysuckle should be grown in a bright place, with direct sunlight. The Dwarf honeysuckle should be grown outdoors; it can bear very harsh temperatures without any problems, even many degrees below zero.These plants have a climber development; to let them grow at their best, let's place them near a grate or a wall.
Watering Dwarf honeysuckle
Water rarely, about once every 2-3 weeks with 1-2 buckets of water , keeping the soil dry for a few days before watering again; when wetting we suggest avoiding surpluses, however to wet the soil deep down. These plants have a vigorous development; when the stem is wider it might need abundant watering during the long summer months.
Treatments Dwarf honeysuckle
Generally during this time of year we suggest a pre-emptive treatment with wide range insecticide and with a systemic fungicide, to prevent the attack from part of the aphids and the development of fungus diseases, often favoured by a mild and damp climate.
Soil Dwarf honeysuckle
We advise growing these plants in quite deep and soft soil with an elevated drainage.
Notes Dwarf honeysuckle
The Dwarf honeysuckle also has a pleasing fragrance. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.