Plant Care Morrow's Honeysuckle

Morrow's Honeysuckle

Taxonomy

Lonicera morrowii
Lonicera
Caprifoliaceae
Dipsacales

How to care for Morrow's Honeysuckle

💦 Water

How often to water your Morrow's Honeysuckle

Water needs for Morrow's Honeysuckle
0.5 cups
every 9

Morrow's 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 Morrow's Honeysuckle

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Morrow's Honeysuckle in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Morrow's Honeysuckle: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Morrow's Honeysuckle love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Morrow's Honeysuckle does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Morrow's Honeysuckle in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Morrow's Honeysuckle

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Morrow's 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 Morrow's Honeysuckle after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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💡 FAQs
⭐ Difficulty Level

Morrow's Honeysuckle is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Benefits of Growing Morrow's Honeysuckle →

Common Morrow's Honeysuckle Problems →


💦 Water Needs

Morrow's Honeysuckle prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Morrow's Honeysuckle Water Frequency →

Morrow's Honeysuckle Root Rot →


☀️ Sunlight Needs

Morrow's Honeysuckle requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

Morrow's Honeysuckle Light Requirements →

Morrow's Honeysuckle Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.


🪴 Soil

Morrow's Honeysuckle does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!

Best Soil Mix for Morrow's Honeysuckle →

When and How to Successfully Repot Morrow's Honeysuckle →


💩 Fertilizer

Morrow's Honeysuckle should be repotted after it doubles in size or once a year, whichever comes first. Fresh potting soil has all the nutrients your plant needs, so as long as it’s refreshed yearly, you shouldn’t need to use fertilizer. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!


⬆️ ⬇️ Growth Pattern

Morrow's Honeysuckle will branch off as it grows. To encourage branching, pinch off the newest growth at the tip and the stem will branch off into two.

How and When to Prune Morrow's Honeysuckle →


🌦️ Growing Outdoors

USDA Hardiness Zone
Morrow's Honeysuckle can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 4a-8b. Find your local hardiness zone here.

Morrow's Honeysuckle Temperature Tolerance →


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Morrow's Honeysuckle

Morrow's Honeysuckle

Morrow's 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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