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Caring for Wisteria over winter

My Wisteria is yellowing and dropping its leaves — I assume this to be normal for this time of year. How can I care for it during the winter months?


It is normal at this time of year for wisteria leaves to yellow and drop, as they are deciduous plants that go dormant in winter.

No extra care is required in winter. Your wisteria is dormant.

While there is no foliage on the plant, it is a good time to prune to shape and establish a framework.

UnitecAdvice by Dr Dan Blanchon from Unitec's Diploma in Sustainable Horticulture and Bachelor of Resource Management.

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