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Lonicera maackii

Common name(s): Amur Honeysuckle

Plant type: deciduous medium 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: Progagate better in sand.

Propagation by Seed

Time of year to collect seed: Autumn
Time of year to sow seed: Summer
Seed treatment: stratify 40 degrees F 2-3 months.
Time required for germination: 6-8 weeks
Comment: Germination environment temperature is 86 degrees F during the day and 68 degrees F at night. Seed beds need mulching.