The Tatarian honeysuckle (Lonicera tatarica)is a small fully hardy perennial deciduous shrub with red flowers in mid Spring. It requires medium levels of water. This plant requires a minimum of 120 frost free days to grow successfully. It has average drought tolerance.
Lonicera tatarica grows in soils ranging from a pH of 5.2 (very acidic ranges from 5.2 to 5.5) to 7.5 (neutral ranges from 6.6 to 7.5). It is adapted to silt, sand, loam, clay loam, silt loam, sandy loam, loamy sand, silty clay loam and sandy clay loam soils, and prefers medium fertility.
This is a erect shrub has a fast rate of growth and has a multiple stem growth form, and has an ultimate height of 2.7m / 8.9ft.
Height at ...
- 20 years 2.7m / 8.9ft
The leaves are green in Summer.
Very resistant to fire.
Fruit and seed
There is a medium fruit/seed abundance beginning in Summer and ending in Summer.
Progagation and germination
Propagation techniques include bare root, container and seed. The seed can be germinated by cold stratification / cold moist prechilling.-38°C / -36.4F to 2.7m / 8.9ft
|Scientific classifications [Edit]|
|Specific epithet ?||tatarica|
|Tatarian honeysuckle (United States)|
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