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By Janne

Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom Gb

I have a standard wisteria which is growing shoots from the rootstock - it is currently 6 ft tall - do I cut them or wrench them out?
It's a very healthy plant and flowers fantastically well so long as I prune it hard each year, otherwise I get leaves and no flowers

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Just cut them off as close to the base as possible.

29 Aug, 2010


Thanks. Can I cut carefully and grow a new plant from this do you think?

29 Aug, 2010


Not sure - most likely your standard is grafted at the top, where the standard stem ends - you should be able to see the graft point if you look, looks a bit knobby usually, with all the topgrowth coming from there. If it is grafted, lord knows what you'll get by growing on those suckers - I don't know what they will have used for the root stock.

29 Aug, 2010

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