How do I control Japanese Honeysuckle?

By Grant Woods,

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The previous owner of the farm that i purchased 5 years ago had a timber company come in and double ring a lot of trees. The result is that honeysuckle is taking over the timber and is making it tough not only to hunt, but even to navigate a way through it. Any suggestions?


Honeysuckle can be very invasive.  Often times it must be controlled or it will take over large acreages.  There are some good tips about controlling Japanese Honeysuckle at:

You will need to confirm it is not another variety of honeysuckle before using these control techniques.

Enjoy creation,


October 19, 2015