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10/10/2013 at 08:47

Thought this would be an easy plant to cultivate!! It can certainly grow but looks terrible. Decided to pull it out last year but it grew back just as straggly!! Would like to keep but any advice on how I can promote lots of lovely blooms??

Jenny

10/10/2013 at 08:52

Morning Jenny.  Honeysuckles do like moisture and some feeding.  However, yours seems to,be growing very well....not flowering?  Got mildew?  I prune hard back every year ....do this in spring.

11/10/2013 at 17:17

hiya, i also had a very straggly plant with hardly any flowers until i saw an old established one in which all the new growth was trained upwards & length ways (vertically) then it flowered like mad. 

try tying it across the fence and see how it does next year.

good luck.

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