established Wisteria is not looking too healthy. It seems to have
stopped growing, and the foliage is of a slight yellow, not lush
and green. The stringy ends have also dried up and died. Can I save
my favourite climber? I'd hate to lose it.
your plant for borer. They may have got into some of the branches
and could be causing them to die back. Cut away any borer-infected
growth and give the whole plant a good feed with compost to boost
Your plant could also
have dried out in summer and died back. Water and feed it and by
next spring it will hopefully have returned to full health.
Gardener, Issue 98, 2002, Page 20
Reproduced with permission from the former Weekend Gardener magazine. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the RNZIH.