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Lonicera dioica

Common name(s): Limber Honeysuckle, Mountain Honeysuckle

Plant type: deciduous small shrub
Primary method of propagation: seed
Alternate propagation method(s): cutting

Propagation by Cuttings

Cutting type: stem tip
Time of year to take cuttings: Autumn
Cutting maturity: hardwood
Rooting environment: no information
Comment: Propagation is better in sand. Hormone/fungicide application.

Propagation by Seed

Time of year to collect seed: late Summer
Time of year to sow seed: Summer
Seed treatment: none
Time required for germination: 6-8 weeks
Comment: Germination environment temperature is 86 degrees F during the day and 68 degrees F at night. Mulch seed beds.