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Wisteria (Wisteria)

 Wisteria (Wisteria) - (Tree Type (Outdoors))

  
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Chinese_Wisteria.jpg image WISTERIA (WISTERIA) -

Deciduous climber with slender branches and LEAVES, each formed of 12-19 leaflets. Best in summer when purple, mauve or white FLOWERS are borne in long RACEMEs.

STYLE : Suitable for informal upright, cascade and root-over-rock styles. 

WARNING : PRUNING SHOOTS too soon will retard flowering. Delay until essential but then prune hard.


Care Info

WISTERIA (WISTERIA) -

REPOT : Every 3-4 years as soon as FLOWERS fade.

SOIL : Free draining soil : 40:60 GRIT:organic in a deep pot.

PRUNE : Prune out congested areas soon after flowering, leaving those SHOOTS which are facing upwards and outwards.

PINCH : Trim to 2 LEAVES per shoot during growing season. This process will need to be rePEATed several times during the growing season.

WATER : Water lavishly in summer. Pot may be stood in shallow water during hotter periods.

FEED : Weekly low nitrogen feed from end of flowering through to autumn. Apply zero nitrogen feed just before leaf fall.

WARNING : PRUNING shoots too soon will retard flowering. Delay until essential but then prune hard.



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