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Honeysuckle, Amur

Characteristics

Height and Spread Honeysuckle shrubs can grow up to 3 to 4 metres in height and may have a crown width between 3 to 4 metres.

Hardiness Zone 2

Preferred growing conditions Likes full sun or partially-shaded sites. Can tolerate drought.

Form Honeysuckle shrubs are a large with leggy branches that spread outwards.

Flower/seeds White flowers grow in pairs from the leaf stem in branchlets. The flowers turn into berries.

Leaf Honeysuckle leaves are smooth, deep green ovals that may be up to 7 cm long and 3 cm wide.

Bark/wood Bark is greyish-brown.

Berries Red berries that are a half a centimetre in diameter.

Pruning Prune to keep shape.

Problems (Disease/Insects)

Sometimes the shrub will loose its leaves; however, there is no explanation why this occurs.