Plant Care Box Honeysuckle

Box Honeysuckle


Lonicera nitida

How to care for Box Honeysuckle


How often to water your Box Honeysuckle

Water needs for Box Honeysuckle
0.5 cups
every 9

Box Honeysuckle needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Louisville, Kentucky.

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 Box Honeysuckle

Water 0.5 cups every

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Plant care guide for Box Honeysuckle in Louisville, Kentucky

Louisville, Kentucky

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Finding light for Box Honeysuckle in your home

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

Box Honeysuckle 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 Louisville, Kentucky ⛅.

Box Honeysuckle does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Box Honeysuckle

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

Difficulty Level

Box 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!

Water Needs
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Care Summary for Box Honeysuckle

Box Honeysuckle

Box Honeysuckle

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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