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Wisteria Help

Hi - I have a small starter wisteria a friend gave me. This spring I planted it to grow on some lattice, but after reading that it gets pretty heavy.

I think I should move it.

I'd love to let it climb but I don't really have a place for it to hold it's weight. So I have considered moving it and shaping it into a tree, a small tree. I have seen some that are just huge and not very pretty. Any suggestions on what to do with it and on how to train it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks Mary

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You would need to stake the central leader. Go up to about five feet then top it and begin the shaping process.

Should take about 2 years to see the effects of your labor.

Here are a couple of sites that may help.

http://ohioline.osu.edu/hyg-fact/1000/1246.html

http://pages.prodigy.com/gardenshop/green51.htm

http://www.humeseeds.com/efwist.htm



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