Plant Care American Fly Honeysuckle

American Fly Honeysuckle

Also known as

Canadian fly honeysuckle, fly honeysuckle, Canada fly-honeysuckle and American fly-honeysuckle


Lonicera canadensis

How to care for American Fly Honeysuckle


How often to water your American Fly Honeysuckle

Water needs for American Fly Honeysuckle
0.5 cups
every 9

American Fly Honeysuckle needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for American Fly Honeysuckle in your home

Light needs and placement for plant American Fly Honeysuckle: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

American Fly Honeysuckle love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

American Fly Honeysuckle does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize American Fly Honeysuckle

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for American Fly Honeysuckle: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your American Fly Honeysuckle after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
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Care Summary for American Fly Honeysuckle

American Fly Honeysuckle

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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