Lonicera periclymenum Belgica

 

Lonicera periclymenum Belgica, Early Dutch Honeysuckle. A twining fast growing deciduous climber. Producing mid-green leaves and very fragrant white flowers that turn yellow. and are richly streaked red outside. Often used as a wall climbing shrub. Max Height 7m. Flowers May to June. Fruits July.

 

*Also available as a Trellis, select below

 

 

Plant in well drained soil. Full sun / partial shade, Hardy.

 

General Climber Planting and care

  • Water the Climber thoroughly and allow to drain fully
  • If the Climber is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base Adding a bucketful of planting compost
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in well
  • Water the Climber and area thoroughly, then again at least once a week during the first growing season
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring