Peggy Burnette
Peggy Burnette
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  • Indianapolis, IN
Asked on May 3, 2017

I have a beautiful wisteria "bush"- when should I trim it?

Sherry CaseJanet Pizaro

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It has gotten a little no a lot out of control. When is the best time to trim it and how far down can I cut it without killing it.??
2 answers
  • Janet Pizaro
    on May 3, 2017

    You will be to wait until it finishes blooming.They will tolerate a heavy pruning.
  • Sherry Case
    on May 3, 2017

    You should trim wisteria in mid/later winter. Then again in summer, two months after it has bloomed. You can take it down about 2 inches in winter. Be sure not to prune your buds.
    In the summer, prune back all long side shoots to about 6 inches. You may have to cut the whip like shoots back several times in the summer.
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