You will love learning how to grow Wisteria in a pot. We have plenty of great ideas including living fences and a video tutorial to show you how.

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Wisteria is a beautiful flowering plant that has traditionally been grown in China and Japan for over one thousand years.

The blooms are most commonly a deep mauve or purple but other shades right down from a pale pink to a pure white are available.

It’s easy to grow and very hardy despite the delicate beauty of the flowers and the blooms have a lovely fragrance.

Start off your Wisteria with a live plant. If you use seeds it will take ten to fifteen years to bloom, instead of three years.

Grow Wisteria In A Pot

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Once Wisteria establishes itself, it is a very vigorous plant and it is a favorite for use on fences and trellises like this one on Pinterest.

You can pop it against fences, sheds, walls and add it to your pot so that your wisteria grows up the trellis and has something hardy to aid with its growing. There are Trellis Kits on Amazon here.

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Wisteria is best planted in Spring or Autumn and it will thrive in either full or partial sun.

It can take off quite quickly and is fast-growing, so you’ll need to keep it pruned well. We’ve included tips and techniques on how to prune Wisteria further down our post so be sure to view.

Grow Wisteria In A Pot

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What you’ll need to Grow Wisteria in a Pot

How To Propagate Wisteria Video Tutorial

We have included an easy to follow video that shows you how to propagate Wisteria successfully. There are some really good tips and tricks included. Click play above to view now ^

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When it comes to your Wisteria, you will need good drainage in your pot or container so be sure to drill some drainage holes in the base if they’re needed.

The pot should allow room for growth and a good tip is that it should be at least 3 to 4 times the size of your plant’s root ball.

You should also cover your plant well with the soil and then give it a decent drink of water prior to placing it in an area where it receives full or partial sun.

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How To Prune Wisteria

It’s really important to prune your Wisteria properly so be sure to check out this handy Pruning Guide that has some very good tips.

They also say that Wisterias are very forgiving and a vigorous growing plant so don’t lose any sleep if you make mistakes.

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How To Make A Living Fence

This Living Fence is a brilliant idea for your garden. Many plants can be used in this way including Wisteria and we found this idea on Eco Snippets. You will end up with a lovely trellis-style effect that will add some wonderful color to your garden.

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Have you heard of the Espalier technique for your garden? It’s a way to display trees and plants in your garden using less space.

It’s very handy for fruit trees or flowering trees as you can pick the fruit and flowers easily and you can also use this technique for Wisteria. This chart from Cottage in the Oaks shows you how.

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Wisteria Trellis Kits

We love the idea of showcasing your Wisteria on a Trellis and you can buy your own kits on Amazon. Purchase your Trellis Kit here.

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Wisteria also looks particularly gorgeous in Bonsai form like this version that we found on the site Grows on You.

The color will add a beautiful touch to your home and the good news is that there are actual Bonsai Kits that are available on Amazon. You Can Find Them Here.

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