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Lonicera tatarica (Tatarian honeysuckle)

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
4m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
2.5m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
5-10 years
To maturity
Toxic - Fruit may cause mild stomach upset if ingested.
Toxic - Fruit may cause mild stomach upset if ingested.
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name: Lonicera tatarica

Other names: Tatarian honeysuckle, Tartarian honeysuckle

Genus: Lonicera Lonicera

Species: L. tatarica - L. tatarica is an upright, bushy, deciduous shrub with paired, ovate to lance-shaped, blue to dark green leaves and paired, tubular, 5-lobed, white to pink or red flowers borne along the shoots in late spring and early summer, followed by red to yellow-orange fruit.


Lonicera tatarica is: Deciduous

Flower: Pink, Red, White in Spring

Foliage: Blue-green, Dark-green in Autumn

Fragrance: Flowers have a sweet fragrance

Habit: Bushy, Upright

Toxicity: Fruit may cause mild stomach upset if ingested.

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Thrips Aphids , Thrips

Specific diseases: Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning: Pruning group 2. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Hardwood cuttings, Seed. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Lonicera tatarica (Tatarian honeysuckle) will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 2.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Hedging/Screens

Cultivation: Plant in full sun or partial shade in any well-drained soil. Site carefully as this species has an invasive tendency. It may escape cultivation and naturalise in minimally managed areas.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Lonicera tatarica

Other names: Tatarian honeysuckle, Tartarian honeysuckle

Genus: Lonicera Lonicera

Species: L. tatarica - L. tatarica is an upright, bushy, deciduous shrub with paired, ovate to lance-shaped, blue to dark green leaves and paired, tubular, 5-lobed, white to pink or red flowers borne along the shoots in late spring and early summer, followed by red to yellow-orange fruit.


Lonicera tatarica is: Deciduous

Flower: Pink, Red, White in Spring

Foliage: Blue-green, Dark-green in Autumn

Fragrance: Flowers have a sweet fragrance

Habit: Bushy, Upright

Toxicity: Fruit may cause mild stomach upset if ingested.

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Thrips

Specific diseases: Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning: Pruning group 2. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Hardwood cuttings, Seed. REGISTER to read more...


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Lonicera tatarica (Tatarian honeysuckle) will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 2.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Hedging/Screens

Cultivation: Plant in full sun or partial shade in any well-drained soil. Site carefully as this species has an invasive tendency. It may escape cultivation and naturalise in minimally managed areas.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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