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Q.How Can I Save A 20 Year Old Wisteria Tree

Zone 01772 | Anonymous added on September 13, 2022 | Answered

We need to do some construction work in the back yard and the tree is in the path of the 6 wheeler should I try to move the tree or just cut it back and hope it will grow and bloom again? Thank you

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on September 14, 2022

Generally, wisteria is fine with hard pruning, but it will cost you blooms for a few seasons. Wisteria are known to have extensive roots, so it may be a chore to try to dig it up. But that may be better than having to train the tree shape again. Here is more:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/vines/wisteria/wisteria-root-system.htm

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/vines/wisteria/transplant-wisteria-vines.htm

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/vines/wisteria/pruning-wisteria.htm

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