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By Carmich

United Kingdom Gb

My Wisteria has progress quite well over a 4/5 year period and is producing a number of flowers in late April early May. Unfortunately as the flowers start to bloom the green leaves overwhelm the flowers and spoil the display, there are also long off-shoots that require control well before the recommended summer pruning time of July / August. Can I prune in May and how can I reduce the amount of leaves – Any advise please.
Car mich



Yes you can prune out any excessive leaf while its in flower - but the proper way to prune wisteria is, as you already do, in August, and then again late winter, by mid February - when you reduce shoots again, avoiding cutting off any 'fat' buds which may be flowers.

30 Apr, 2011



Thank you for your advice

1 May, 2011

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