Plant Care Japanese honeysuckle
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Japanese honeysuckle

Also known as

Golden-and-silver honeysuckle

Taxonomy

Lonicera japonica
Lonicera
Caprifoliaceae
Dipsacales

How to care for Japanese honeysuckle

Water

How often to water your Japanese honeysuckle

Water needs for Japanese honeysuckle
0.5 cups
every 9

Japanese 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.

Calculate water needs of Japanese honeysuckle

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Japanese honeysuckle in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Japanese honeysuckle: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Japanese honeysuckle love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Japanese honeysuckle does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Japanese honeysuckle in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Japanese honeysuckle

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Japanese 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 Japanese honeysuckle after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Japanese honeysuckle can be challenging to care for, according to some plant parents. Check out the reviews down below to learn from their experiences!


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Care Summary for Japanese honeysuckle

Japanese honeysuckle

Japanese honeysuckle


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

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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