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Giant Burmese Honeysuckle
Scientific Name: Lonicera hildebrandiana Collett & Hemsl.
Synonym:
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Giant Burmese Honeysuckle (Lonicera  hildebrandiana) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 14-17,19-28
USDA: 9-10

Frost Tolerance: Semi tender in Phoenix, resistant to 30F (-1C), needs some protection on coldest nights

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Burma

Growth Habits: Evergreen vine to 7 feet high (2.1 m), 50 feet long (15 m)

Watering Needs: Moderate water

Propagation: Stem cuttings, layering


Blooming Habits:
The fragrant 6 inches long flowers start white and become yellow at maturity and finally orange

Fruiting Habits:

Propagation:
Layering is very simple, just grab a bunch of new vines, and stuff them in a pot, so that on one side of the pot you have the part of the vine still attached to the mother plant and on the other side of the pot, you have the other extremity of the vine. Fill up the pot with dirt. Water occasionally for a couple of months, and your honeysuckes should be ready to be cut away from the mother plant.


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