Himalayan Honeysuckle

Leycesteria formosa

    • Shade Grade

    Nursery Tag

    Sun/Pt.Shade Avg./Low Water 6'W x 6'H Once established it only needs occasional watering during dry periods. It is easy to prune. Weak and twiggy old growth can be removed in winter. If the shrub becomes too large, it can be cut to 12 to 18 inches tall in late winter and allowed to regrow the next season.

    Gardener's Log

    02/2020: I swiped berries from a shrub at LFP town center in 2019 which I accidentally left dried out in my purse for a year. Planted seeds indoors in small pots with growing media.

    09/2020: Plants were large enough to plant in the ground, planted 3 along back of garage.

    03/2021: Planted final 2 sadly rootbound plants along creek

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