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Wisteria sinensis

For sale by Jeremy Chadwick

This grower is fairly sure of this plant identification.

Grafted plant but label lost. Needs a little nurturing, it had 2 bad winters! Comes with bonus strawberry plant!

Pot SizeTotal Price
20 litres
£5.00

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Plant Finder: about Wisteria sinensis

Common names

Chinese wisteria

Description

Wisteria sinensis (Chinese wisteria). This species is a deciduous woody vine, which can grow to 10m, producing long panicles of extremely fragrant blue-purple blooms in mid spring. The leaves are pinnate and composed of 7 to 13 leaflets. It can be trained over stonework or fencing. You should soak the seed in warm water for 24 hours before sowing.

Cultivation

They will prefer a sunny position with humus-rich, well-drained soil. You should prune after the flowering, You can propagate from cuttings or by layering in late summer.

Interest and use

Fragrance, climbing, privacy, wall or trellis Spring/Summer interest.

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  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Light, Medium, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist, Dry or Moist

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    Really portable plants/bulbs/seeds if not hard cash/vouchers (moving 400 miles)! Small rooted cuttings of unusual scented plants maybe?

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