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I finally got 2 wisteria vines growing and blooming! Now I understand why a lot of people say don't plant them, they grow fast! I know I need to trim the plants back, in particular the runners. My question is, if I put the trimmings in my brush pile, is there a chance these things could take root and end up where I don't want them? If so, what do I do to make sure I don't end up with the vines taking over the neighborhood?
 
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I finally got 2 wisteria vines growing and blooming! Now I understand why a lot of people say don't plant them, they grow fast! I know I need to trim the plants back, in particular the runners. My question is, if I put the trimmings in my brush pile, is there a chance these things could take root and end up where I don't want them? If so, what do I do to make sure I don't end up with the vines taking over the neighborhood?
Yes that is correct and if they get loose it becomes a deep rooted green monster. On the good side at least it does not have thorns like a trifoliate orange.
 
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So what do I do to make sure they don't escape? Would I need to burn the trimmings?
I think you'll be OK. They go very limp within minutes.

Plan what you're going to do with it. Best against a wall or a fence, like ours, This is supported by horizontal wires between eyes screwed into the fence posts at 1ft intervals.

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or over some sort of pergola,

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or a single support. This is an old tree stump.

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You'll be removing unwanted shoots from the roots upwards, weekly... all summer. This has to be done if you want to keep it under control. Prune in January, back to two to four buds. Do that and you'll have lots of blooms before any foliage.

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That comes later.

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Yes, I have them planted on a wrought iron arbor. The one bloomed beautifully the last 2 years. The other plant is only on its 2nd year. I'm going to really have to stay ahead of them as I found a runner that had spread over 20 feet last fall.
 
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