Wisteria floribunda (syn. 'Macrobotrys') 'MULTIJUGA'

Wisteria floribunda (syn. 'Macrobotrys')
Wisteria floribunda (syn. 'Macrobotrys') 'MULTIJUGA'
Japanese wisteria - TREE FORM
SIZE/TYPE small tree
USUAL HEIGHT 2-3m
USUAL WIDTH 1-2m
LEAVES semi-deciduous broadleaf
COLOUR OF LEAVES green
FLOWERS showy
COLOUR OF FLOWERS violet
BLOOMING TIME May
LOCATION full sun
USDA zone (lowest) 5   (down to -29°C)
WINTER PROTECTION  
FOR ZONE 5+6 Code of winter protection zone 5+6
FOR ZONE 7 Code of winter protection zone 7
BELONGS TO CATEGORIES Deciduous broadleaf
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I believe that this Japanese wisteria is something that not only collectors will be happy about. Have you ever seen a wisteria with racemes longer than 1 meter? And that is on the short side: there is a plant whose flower raceme was worth mentioning in the Guinness Book of Records thanks to 180 cm in length! That is a size of a supermodel! 😊

Its name is Multijuga (formerly Macrobotrys) and usually makes 80-130 cm long racemes of light violet, pea-like flowers with a light-yellow blotch in the throat. The scent is sweet but not strong. Flowers appear on a partially or completely leaved plant. Being late in flowering it always escapes late frosts. Exotic-looking, compound leaves are deciduous, mid green, pinnate, and large.

Wisteria grown as a standard tree needs a strong support for many years before its trunk hardens enough to hold the crown (about 5-6 years from transplanting). Wisterias flower mainly on short spurs along the twigs and pruning will encourage setting of flower buds so cut back long branches to 5-10 cm every spring and also during the season.

It likes acidic, reasonably fertile soil that is moist but well-drained. No fertilizing recommended. Abundant flowering can be achieved by regular pruning – cut back longest shoots several times a year. It needs full sun. Young plants with soft wood can be damaged by harsh winters. Fully hardy to about -29°C (USDA zone 5).

Last update 15-01-2021
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Wisteria floribunda (syn. 'Macrobotrys') 'MULTIJUGA' height of stem 90-100 cm
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SPRING 2021
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GLOSSARY
  • STANDARD QUALITY - Plants of this group are 1st class quality with number of branches and overall density adequate to their size and age, considering they were container grown.
  • DE LUXE QUALITY - This label guarantees a luxurious quality of manually selected plants that, compared to their height and age, are exceptionally dense and beautiful.
  • EXTRA - These plants are usually mature and bigger specimens with exceptional overall appearance.
  • STANDARD (as described in the plant form) means a tree with a trunk of 190-210 cm and a crown at the top, unless specified differently. The commercial size for trees is their girth measured in the height of 1m from ground.
  • HOBBY - These plants are of the same quality as our standard-quality plants but younger and therefore cheaper.
  • SHRUB - a woody plant with branches growing bushy from the ground level.
  • HALF-STANDARD or MINI-STANDARD - a small tree with shorter trunk, its size is usually specified.
  • FEATHERED - These are trees with branches growing already from the base of the trunk and up along the stem.
  • GRASSES and PERENNIALS - Sizes given usually read the diameter of the pot or the clump, as specified.
LARGE PLANTS over 150 cmspecimens, screening and hedging shrubs

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