65cm Wisteria Floribunda Black Dragon 15cm Pot
Wisteria is one of the most iconic plants of the British countryside, climbing up cottages and fences throughout the country. Easy to grow, this vigorous climber produces its iconic drooping flowers and light green foliage between April and June. Plant your wisteria in spring or autumn when the plant is dormant. Choose a sunny location with well-draining soil, and avoid planting in the shade, as you are less likely to get flowers. The wisteria is a climbing plant, so provide sturdy support for the plant to grow on. Tie the early growth to the support to help it climb and guide it where you want it to grow. We advise that you don't allow your plant to grow directly on the walls of your house as they may cause damage to the brickwork. Water lightly once a week, so the soil is damp but not wet. Stop watering in colder months and begin again in the spring.
Should I fertilize my wisteria?
Feed with a diluted tomato fertilizer once every two weeks during the summer to get the best blooms out of your plant. You can increase the flowering season by adding bone meal to the soil in the spring.
How to prune a wisteria?
Wisteria will only bloom on new wood, so it is essential to prune your plant correctly. Prune in late winter, removing at least half of the year's growth, leaving just a few buds per stem. Try cutting back shoots every two weeks during the summer for more blooms.
If you have a new wisteria, cut back severely right after planting. Then, the following year, cut the main stem or stems back to 3 feet of the previous season's growth.
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