> Honeysuckle Vines
honeysuckle vine is easy to grow, vigorous and nearly indestructible.
The trumpet shaped fragrant flowers will attract hummingbirds
and butterflies all summer long. The fruit produced by a honeysuckle
vine will provide food for birds and small mammals during the
fall. There are many different types of honeysuckle vines, and
each will work in a variety of applications. The most common
use for honeysuckle vines is growing along a trellis or fence,
but many are also used as ground covers.
requirement for care of honeysuckle vines is similar to that
of their shrub-like cousins. Some honeysuckle vines are evergreen,
while others are deciduous. All honeysuckle vines prefer full
sun, but they will tolerate some partial shade. Honeysuckle
vines will only need a moderate amount of watering in order
to survive. Honeysuckle vines should be planted in the early
spring, as soon as the danger of frost has passed.
location for planting a honeysuckle vine should be prepared
in the same way as any other perennial plant. They vines should
be planted a minimum of two feet apart, to allow for these
aggressive plants to spread fully. The honeysuckle vine should
be watered thoroughly until the plant shows signs of new growth.
The plant should be mulched with a thick coat of leaves, to
retain moisture and provide the roots with shade.
of a honeysuckle vine is very easy to do. The easiest way
to spread honeysuckle vines is by rooting. This should be
done when new growth starts to appear in the spring. Cut a
length of the new, green growth from the end of the honeysuckle
vine, ensuring that several sets of leaves are present. The
roots of a honeysuckle vine cutting can either grow in potting
or rooting soil, or submerged in a vase of water. Once several
roots are long and look healthy, it is time to plant the honeysuckle