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honeysuckle has never flowered

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my honey suckle is a mass of leaves but has not flowered at all it is about 5 years old.

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Honeysuckles respond well to hard pruning. It may be that you have been too kind to it, as it should have flowered by now. I think I would leave it until next spring and cut it hard back - then see if that has any effect on its flowering. One of my very old ones got the hard pruning method and it has re-juvenated it!

22 May, 2008

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