Plant Care Lonicera Japonica

Lonicera Japonica

Also known as

Japanese honeysuckle, Japanese honeysuckle and Golden-and-silver honeysuckle


Lonicera japonica

How to care for Lonicera Japonica


How often to water your Lonicera Japonica

Water needs for Lonicera Japonica
0.5 cups
every 9

Lonicera Japonica needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Nashville, Tennessee.

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 Lonicera Japonica

Water 0.5 cups every

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

Plant care guide for Lonicera Japonica in Nashville, Tennessee

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Growing Lonicera Japonica in Nashville right now

Light needs for plant Lonicera Japonica in Nashville, Tennessee

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 1st, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Nashville is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determi…

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Light needs for plant Lonicera Japonica in Nashville, Tennessee

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 24.6% ☀️

December 1st, 2021

Nashville is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Nashville is expected to decrease by 24.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.9 megajoules of energy per m2

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Light needs for plant Lonicera Japonica in Nashville, Tennessee

Daylight will decrease by 0.9 hours 📉

December 2nd, 2021

This month, Nashville is getting an average of 8.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 8.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.6 total hours of day…

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Finding light for Japanese honeysuckle in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Lonicera Japonica: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Lonicera Japonica love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Nashville, Tennessee ⛅.

Lonicera Japonica does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Lonicera Japonica

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

When to repot Lonicera Japonica

Nutrient needs for plant Lonicera Japonica in Nashville, Tennessee

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

December 2nd, 2021

The growing potential in Nashville is very low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best t…

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Difficulty Level

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

Water Needs
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Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Lonicera Japonica

Lonicera Japonica

Lonicera Japonica

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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