Preparing honeysuckle for winter

reinholdtNovember 12, 2009

I planted one this spring, but am not sure what type of winter preparation (if any) it needs.

The vine is about 8-ft long now and still has leaves on it. Should I cut the vine to the ground and cover it with mulch or just leave it alone?

Thanks for your feedback.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
kayjones(Mo6b)

When I lived in zone 5, I grew several species of Lonicera. I didn't do anything to prepare them for winter - they were hardy. Which one do you have? When in doubt, it does no harm to mulch a plant.

    Bookmark   November 13, 2009 at 9:16AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
reinholdt

Kay, I believe I have the Mandarin.

    Bookmark   November 13, 2009 at 10:41AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
karyn1(7a)

I'm in 7a and have 2 varieties of Lonicera. Unfortunately I don't remember the names. One is red and is native to this area and the other is red/yellow. I don't do anything besides cut them back in the fall.

    Bookmark   November 15, 2009 at 8:28AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Will disturbing roots inhibit flowering of Confederate Jasmine ?
I have a large confederate jasmine (trachelospermum...
peterk312
What Type Of Vine Is This?
Hey everyone! Would anyone happen to know what kind...
Matt Conner
Fast Growing Vines
Hey everyone! I would like to get some fast growing...
Matt Conner
What is going on with this pothos plant?
I bought a beautiful verigated pothos a few weeks ago...
Avantika
Climbing Evergreen Vine for Zone 7A
I'm in Nashville, TN and would love an evergreen vine...
chelseapetaja
Sponsored Products
Dove Graphic Pillow by Vitra
$120.00 | Lumens
Propane Turkey Fryer
Overstock.com
Studio Office Chair in Red
$99.00 | LexMod
Home Decorators Runner Rug: Springtime White and Red 2' 9" x 14'
Home Depot
KOHLER Cutting Boards Poise Hardwood Cutting Board K-3140-NA
$48.38 | Home Depot
Roll Out Trays
CliqStudios Cabinets
Crosley Newport Natural Wood Top Kitchen Island - KF30001CBK
$370.00 | Hayneedle
48" Alcott Bamboo Vanity for Undermount Sink
Signature Hardware
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™