Wisteria Vines
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My wisteria has gotten out of hand – how do I safely get it under control?

Zone 17846-9134 | lissaosnyder added on July 31, 2019 | Answered

I have it planted at an arbor and it has filled that up and is growing about 3 ft above it. I have considered cutting back at the main stems - will it send out new shoots that I can train on the arbor by attaching them and then keep pruning so I have just these shoots instead of hundreds?

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on August 1, 2019

This is a common concern with wisteria. Here are the instructions. It can be pruned in winter and summer - about 2 months after blooming.

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

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