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By Marion1

Avon, United Kingdom Gb

Morning everyone,

Can you help me with my chinese wisterias please. I have 3 in different parts of the garden, they are approx 4 years old and none of them have ever flowered. I have followed the summer and winter pruning rule ever year and although I know that they can take 7-10 years to flower I am losing patience and thinking of digging them up this year if I dont get flowers and buying some already in bud. Last wek I gave them there winter prune and I have uploaded some pictures, could you please advise if I need to prune them down a bit more, maybe just to 2 buds and also do I prune them from he old wood or the new wood. Many thanks.

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Do not give up hope. Mine didn't flower for 6-7 years

There's good advice here on pruning wisteria

12 Jan, 2012


When I live in France, I don't prune at all for the first three years...then I prune hard. The only time they don't flower is when my OH does the pruning - too gently, gently...

12 Jan, 2012


Be patiant there well worth it and hello ..

13 Jan, 2012


It will happen - honest! And when it does, it will be worth every minute of the wait.

13 Jan, 2012

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