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How to work with HONEYSUCKLE trees?
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sHan, TN    Posted 05-24-2004 at 10:19:37       [Reply]  [No Email]
i have some small honeysuckle trees dug up and want to make a privacy fence/wall out of them how do i get them to spread fast? or can i cut shoots off them and get them to restart? dont have a clue....thanks shan


Patria    Posted 05-24-2004 at 12:18:51       [Reply]  [No Email]
sHan

Sounds like a good idea to cut shoots off them.
I don't know how fast growing the honeysuckle is.
What I do is keep the cuttings for two days in water, then right before planting, deep the tip of the stem, [about half an inch] in 'rooting hormones'. This should encourage quick root formation. Rooting hormones come in many brands and is not expensive.

Hope this works


Salmoneye    Posted 05-24-2004 at 11:24:36       [Reply]  [No Email]
Sorry...

Can't help...

I spend half my year trying to kill the dang things...

If you want some, come and get em...BYOB...Bring Your Own Backhoe...

Everywhere a birds 'drops' a seed, they will grow...Trust me...

As freakin insidious as 'Buckthorn' and Tamarac...

Dang weeds...



sHan, TN    Posted 05-24-2004 at 11:32:19       [Reply]  [No Email]
dont care how much they grow or how ugly they are i gots a neighbor that i dont want to see. and its about 500 ft from my house so it wont bother me,,, have a good 1


Well then...    Posted 05-24-2004 at 12:04:55       [Reply]  [No Email]
About anything you do to them will make them grow...I have seen them run underground, and root where they touch the ground...

As I said...Hard to kill em...

Good luck!

Salmoneye,


well then    Posted 05-24-2004 at 12:07:35       [Reply]  [No Email]
thats good to know....thanks shan


jeanette    Posted 05-24-2004 at 14:58:19       [Reply]  [No Email]
we have a gnarled old honey suckle wall.. they spread like wild fire ours is huge i've made natural little paths through them. ya can't hardly kill them.. be patient they will take off.


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