The Japanese honeysuckle plant can be grown in the garden throughout the whole year. It doesn't fear cold weather and it bears very harsh minimum temperatures. To allow these plants to develop as well as possible, it is best to locate them near a wall, a gate or an appropriate grate.For a balanced development, it is best to position the The Japanese honeysuckle in a place where it is exposed to at least a few hours of direct sunlight.
Generalities Japanese honeysuckle
The Japanese honeysuckle develops like a shrub. This plant in the summer assumes a yellow colouring; it is medium in size and can reach 10 m high. It keeps its leaves in the winter. It has a climber development, for a correct development it is best to place these plants near a support on which they can develop themselves.
Fertilization Japanese honeysuckle
For a balanced growth letís remember to mix some organic fertilizer to the soil around the plant, in the spring or in autumn; itís also possible to use a, slow release granular fertilizer, to be added every 3-4 months.
Watering Japanese honeysuckle
We suggest watering these plants only from time to time, but we must remember to wet the soil deeply using 1-2 buckets of water every 2-3 weeks . We should remember that the climber shrubs are very vigorous, and sometimes need very abundant watering.
Treatments Japanese honeysuckle
The spring weather, with a high temperature swing between the day and night hours, and pretty frequent rains, can favour the development of fungus diseases, which should be treated pre-emptively with a systemic fungicide, to use before the gems grow excessively; at the end of the winter we also suggest a wide range insecticide to prevent the attack of aphids and cochineals. We should always remember to do these treatments when there aren't flowerings in the garden.
Soil Japanese honeysuckle
Cultivate these climbers in a soft and deep soil with an elevated drainage.
Notes - Japanese honeysuckle
These plants give off a pleasing fragrance. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.