being a climbing plant, wisteria produces very long branches, which must be topped for the entire vegetative period; it is advisable to practice a thinning pruning immediately after flowering. Then you can apply the metal wire, remembering that the only branches that can be put into shape are the young ones, still semi-woody.
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Tibucina – Tibouchina urvilleana
Genus that includes numerous evergreen shrubs native to Africa and South America. Tibucina plants have a slightly climbing or drooping habit, and grow up to …
Herbaceous, perennial, evergreen plant, native to the Mediterranean basin. It has silvery leaves, very perfumed, narrow and elongated; in summer it produces many flowers, small and fragrant, clusters …
The common name of this plant, wax flower, due to the waxy appearance of the petals; develops a small shrub, which hardly exceeds 2-3 meters in height if grown in the ground. The name …
Exposure: wisteria loves sunny positions, exposed to the sun’s rays throughout the year. In winter it is advisable to protect young specimens from persistent frosts.
Watering: this fast growing plant needs a lot of water during the hot summers, therefore it is necessary to supply a lot and very frequently; in the hottest and drier periods it is better to leave the vase in a saucer to be filled with water every day. With the arrival of autumn, decrease the amount of water, while trying to keep the soil moist.
Soil: it has no particular needs in terms of soil, you can also use a good universal soil. If you want, you can prepare a good substrate by mixing two parts of sand, two parts of clay and three parts of compost soil. The wisteria should be potted every 2-3 years, at the end of winter or at the beginning of spring, before flowering.
Multiplication: fresh seeds can be sown in spring, remembering that wisteria plants bloom only at the age of 5-6 years; to obtain a plant that gives us a beautiful flowering already the following year it is possible to use the layering technique. Wisteria is often attacked by gray mold and powdery mildew, which completely ruin the flowers.
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The wisteria bonsai is one of the most beautiful. This mignon plant is in fact obtained from wisteria, a fog-type climbing species
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